David Leroy Beebe

December 4, 1949 ~ January 4, 2019 (age 69)

David Leroy Beebe passed away at home on January 4, 2019. Dave was born in Mesa, Arizona on December 4, 1949, to Harvey and Melba Beebe. He grew up in Arizona and graduated from Gilbert High School in 1968. He moved to Utah in 1979.

He married the love of his life, Susie Tafoya on September 3, 1992. They had 28 wonderful years together.

Dave honorably served his country in the US Air Force and later spent many years working at Kimberly Clark where he retired in 2016. He made lifelong friends there, including his best friend, Randy Goddell. Dave and Randy spent many fishing and hunting trips together. Dave’s eyes lit up when Randy came to visit during his last days.

Dave enjoyed gardening, bird watching, hunting, fishing and cheered for the Utah Jazz and Dallas Cowboys.

Dave is survived by his wife Susie, daughters Brandy Murphy and Tara (Jesse) Clough, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Dave loved them all very much.

Dave was preceded in death by his parents.

The family wishes to thank McKay Dee Hospital and IHC Hospice for their kindness and loving care.

Dave’s wishes were to be cremated. A private family gathering will be conducted by Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, UT. 

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