Mr. Billy Joe Beasley, 54, of McKenzie passed away at his home. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry Day Beasley; children, Brandon Beasley (Samantha) and Shanna Beasley; grandchild, McKenzie Ann Patterson; brothers, Terry Beasley (Sherry), Ricky Beasley, and James Earl Beasley(Sharmin); sister-in-law, Jennifer Harrellson (Wade); brother-in-law, Larry Ealum; several nieces and nephews; and his dog Beaudreaux.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Greene and Nelda Beasley; sister, Barbara Ealum; and brother-in-law Frankie Day (Donna).
Known as “Wild Bill,” he lived for racing. He spent most of his time building his own race cars.
He was a family man who loved to spend time with his kids and grandchild. He was a loyal friend, a good husband and father to his children. He will be greatly missed.