YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Arthur Evans Beacham passed on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. He was 70.

Arthur was born May 8, 1952 in Clayton Alabama to Willie-Mae Beacham and Arthur Blakely, Sr.

He attended South High School in Youngstown, Ohio.

He was a kind person who liked to tell jokes to the point that you never knew if he was telling the truth or if he was joking. He was also known for his charm with the ladies. He had the finest cars and was an impeccable dresser.

“To my brother, ”May The Good Lord Bless You”.—Willie James Beacham

Arthur leaves behind, to cherish his memory sons, Shawn Porch of Virginia, Christopher Finley Bey of Youngstown, Ohio and Steven (Lindsay) Beacham of Little Rock Arkansas; daughters, Venita Beacham of Tampa, Florida, Lakeisha Henderson of Tampa, Florida, Brandy Beacham of Youngstown, Ohio and Robyn Howell of Youngstown, Ohio; brothers, Willie-James Beacham of Youngstown, Ohio, Arthur Lee Blakely, Jr. of Clayton, Alabama, Larry Blakley of Clayton, Alabama, William Blakley (Kim) of Detroit, Michigan and Dennis Blakley (Shirley) of Clayton, Alabama; sisters, Diana McNeil of Clayton, Alabama, Stephanie Brooks of Tampa, Florida and Felicia Denise Ford of Clayton, Alabama; special cousin, Cynthia Gibbs and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his Aunt Mamie Gilford; Annie Griffith, Freddie Beacham and Aaron McGilvary; sons, Michael Young and Arthur, Jr.; grandson, John Michael Bowers III and granddaughter, Timira Patrice Wallace.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Augustine Funeral Home, 75 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown, OH 44437 (234) 254-8403. Friends may call at 10:00 a.m.

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A television tribute will air Friday, July 15 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.