Mark M. Beach


Mark M. Beach, 57, of Russells Point, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday evening, June 17, 2014, while at his home.

Mark was born in Muncie, Ind., on May 28, 1957, to the late Vernie and Virginia Coffin Beach. He also was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Beach; and brother, Douglas Beach.

He is survived by his best friend and love of 20 years, Joyce Ketcham; his son, Joshua Beach and stepson, Andy Murel, both of Russells Point; four grandchildren, Jacob, Kayliegh-Ann, Raina and Kyler; a brother, Ray Beach of Russells Point; a sister-in-law, Jackie Beach of Russells Point; and several nieces and nephews.

A 1976 graduate of Indian Lake High School, Mark formerly owned a wood pallet company and was a longtime employee for A&H Hose and Fitting Company in Huntsville.

He enjoyed fishing, gardening and loved being with family and friends.

Visitation is two hours prior to a funeral at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview.

Memorial contributions may be given to Universal Home Health and Hospice Care, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine OH 43311.

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