Robert “Steve” Beacham was born on August 3, 1957 in Akron, Ohio to Charlie Bob and Annie Delores Beacham. He went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 14, 2022 at the age of 64. Steve graduated from Akron South High School and the United Electronic Trade School. He was united in holy matrimony to Pam (Cammon) Beacham on October 6, 1979. The union was blessed with two children – Avon Cherise Beacham-Byrd and Robert Steve Beacham II. He worked at Pitney Bowes, servicing copiers and retired from Portage Area Regional Transit Authority (PARTA) as a bus driver and road supervisor.
He gave his life to the Lord at an early age. He served as a dedicated member and musician at the Church of Deliverance In Christ Jesus and was currently a member of the Burning Bush Church.
He enjoyed playing and talking basketball with his friends Don Franklin and Maurice “Shawn” Wright, playing golf with his brother-in-law Lennie Green and brother Bobby Beacham and putt-putt golf with Eddie and Cathy Williams. He also loved going on family vacations, especially to Cocoa Beach, Florida. He was affectionately known as "The Mayor of Cocoa Beach"!! He will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his Father, Charlie Bob Beacham, Mother Annie Delores Beacham, Brother, Charles Beacham, Sister Marsha Joseph and Sister-in-Law Deborah Tecle.
He leaves to cherish his memory: Wife of 42 years, Pam Beacham; daughter, Avon Cherise (David) Beacham-Byrd; son, Robert Steve (Nyeeda) Beacham II; brothers, Bobby (Cynthia) Beacham and Johnnie Beacham; sisters, Maxine (Lennie) Green and Charlotte (Eddie) Howard; five grandchildren: Tre’Vonne Beacham, Jaden Beacham, Sydney Beacham, Moriah Byrd and Bailey Beacham; Uncle Bill Hawkins, Jr.; Aunt Dorothy Ming; Brother-in-laws Tom Tecle and Elder Clyde McDaniel and Sister-in-law, Mary McDaniel; and host of nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. MASKS ARE REQUIRED at the Memorial service.