The Reverend Bartlett C. Beavin, died Sunday, December 20, 2020. He and his wife, Helen I. Beavin came to Morehead from Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 2019 to be closer to family.
Bart was born in Monroe, Wisconsin, the youngest child of The Reverend Thomas S. and Lizzette (Alt) Beavin. He spent his boyhood in Richland Center, Wisconsin.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Helen I. (Shinn) Beavin, his two sons and four grandchildren:
Thomas (Tom) A. and Sara Katherine Manning-Beavin of Morehead, KY
Grace E. M. Beavin, Clay T. M. Beavin
James (Jim) H. and Pamela (Pam) (Drexler) Beavin of Glenview, IL
Brent D. Beavin, Elyse I. Beavin;
and many nieces and nephews and friends.
Bart was a devoted son, brother, uncle, husband, father and grandfather to his family. He was a retired United Methodist campus minister and committed advocate for a number of peace and justice causes. He was a proud alumnus of the University of Wisconsin and graduate of Boston University’s School of Theology. He was an avid college sports fan and gardener. He loved to visit with friends and strangers alike, and greeted everyone with a warm smile.
Memorial service plans are pending. Date(s), time(s), and location(s) will be announced at a future date.
The family suggests that memorial gifts be given in memory of Bart Beavin to Christian Peacemaker Teams at PO Box 6508, Chicago, IL 60680 or at https://cpt.org/donate.
Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, 400 Fraley Drive, Morehead, KY 40351 is caring for arrangements.
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