Richard E. Beach, 82, of New London, passed away at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at the Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal.

Richard E. Beach, 82, of New London, passed away at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at the Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal. 

There will be no services. Arrangements for cremation are under the direction of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.

Richard was born May 3, 1936, in Marion, Ind., to Rev. Laverne D. Beach and Aleta Ruth Hassenplug Beach.

Richard married to Sally L. Maus in 1958 in Sioux Falls, S.D. She survives.

Other survivors include four children, Edward Beach of Chicago, Ill., Douglas Beach of St. Peters, Laurie Vandermass of Orlando, Fla., and Michael Beach of Qatar; one brother, David Beach (Clara Marie) of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two sisters, Cozette Meyers (Gary) of Anderson, Ind., and Pat Popp (Warren) of California; and eight grandhchildren, Emily Scott, Jillian Beach, Lauren Vandermass, Sofia Vandermass, Alia Beach, Adria Beach, Colin Beach and Ian Beach. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents.

Professionally, Richard worked at Hartford Insurance for over 30 years.

Richard proudly served his country in the United States Army.

Richard enjoyed watching Chicago Bears football. He loved to lounge on his favorite sofa and hang around the house during his free time. Most of all, Richard cherished the time he was able to spend with his family.

He was a Protestant by faith.

Online condolences may be made at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com