Steven DeWayne Beasley, age 74, of Athens, died early Saturday morning, February 27, 2021, at Sweetwater Hospital.
He was born in Dickson, TN to the late Cheatham Beasley Jr. and Claytie Marie Work Beasley and was preceded in death by his stepfather, L.W. Marshall Jr. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Rev. Phillip Michael Beasley on July 21, 2016.
He earned his Doctorate Degree of Education (Ed.D) at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, along with a degree in Biology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Steven began his ministry as pastor in 1982 and served until his retirement in 2007. He pastored American Baptist Churches in the Midwest. Some of the churches include: Sardinia Baptist Church in Sardinia, IN, Shiloh Baptist Church in Columbus, IN and Frankfort First Baptist Church in Frankfort, IN. At the time of his retirement, he was pastoring Tiskilwa Baptist Church in Tiskilwa, IL.
He and his wife Carolyn moved to Athens in 2014. Steven enjoyed the outdoors, reading and playing the guitar, but his greatest love was for his family.
Survivors include his loving wife, of 42 years, Mildred Carolyn Scales Beasley of Nashville
Two daughters, Leann Denise Beasley of Princeton, IL and Holly Lynn Beasley of Austin, TX
One son, Scott Allen Beasley of Athens
Sister, Beth Borisuk and husband Dan of Nashville, IN
Two brothers, Mark Marshall and wife Janet of Cookeville and Dave Marshall of Dacula, GA
Sister-in-law, Minnie Beasley of Athens
Along with several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews
A memorial service celebrating the life of Steven Beasley will be at 1:00 pm Tuesday, March 02, 2021, at Ziegler Funeral Home.
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