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Obituary for Carol "Bud" Beam

Carol "Bud" Hallman Beam, 90, of Cherryville, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at Atrium Health - Pineville.

Born in Lincoln County on December 23, 1931, he was a son of the late Cone Gaston Beam and Vera Hallman Beam. He was retired from Carolina Freight Carriers after 45 years and was a member of Bess Chapel United Methodist Church. Bud was also a retired apple grower and loved to carve. He served in the US Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Edith Ellen Beam.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Berdene Lingerfelt Beam; son, Kevin Beam and wife Barbara of Ocean Isle Beach; daughter, Kim Beam Santos and husband Sergio of Cherryville; granddaughter, Jordan Beam Thompson and husband Mark; two great grandchildren, Bella Grace Davis and Caden Davis and fur grandbaby, Reese.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 3:00 pm at Bess Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Randi Godfrey officiating.

The burial will follow the service in the Bess Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Bess Chapel United Methodist Church Digital Sign Fund or to Bess Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Linda Towery, 2357 Bess Chapel Church Rd., Cherryville, NC 28021.

A guest register is available at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.