John Ray Beauchamp, 74, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Fountainview Terrace, La Porte.
John was born on March 5, 1945, to Vernon and Esther (Borton) Beauchamp.
Surviving are his children, Jack (Lorena) Beauchamp of Hamlet and Karen (Patrick) Sneed of Fort Wayne; 9 grandchildren, Dakota, Austin, Montana and Sierra Beauchamp of Hamlet, Stephanie (Tom) Sieczko of South Bend, Kari (Richard) Copeland of South Bend, and Jordan, Mackenzie and Kendra Sneed of Fort Wayne; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Vernon "Bud" S. Beauchamp, Edna May Washburn, Norma L. Beauchamp, Opal I. Beauchamp, Herald William "Bill" Beauchamp, Ruth E. Beauchamp, Joseph R. Beauchamp and Mary G. Beauchamp.
John was a fork lift driver for many years. He was a member of an area fishing club.
Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte. A private family service will take place at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Jack Beauchamp, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350.
Condolences may be shared online at www.cutlercares.com