Charles Beauchamp

By Press Release

Charles Beauchamp died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, at his home in Hotchkiss. He was 76.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Charles Edward Beauchamp was born in Stroud, Okla., March 5, 1940, to Newel and Velma (Eldredge) Beauchamp. He spent his childhood and attended school in Stroud. He graduated from Sulphur High School in 1958. He joined the U.S. Navy and served his country from 1959 through 1963.

On Sept. 19, 1960, he married Peggy Jo Snyder in Burbank, Calif.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, archery hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Peggy Beauchamp; two sons, Mark (Sally) Beauchamp and Gary (Kelly) Beauchamp; two brothers, Paul (Doris) Beauchamp and David Beauchamp; two sisters, Marlene Patrick and Carol Lovato-Joyner; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Claudia Swift.

Arrangements are being handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

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