John Cecil Powers Beeson, Sr.

John Cecil Powers Beeson, Sr., 58, of Orange, Texas, passed away on May 22, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend John Warren, of First United Methodist Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Born in Orange, Texas, on May 6, 1961, he was the son of Cecil Beeson and Lois Powers Beeson. John was a member of the Orange Jay Cee’s as well as being an Eagle Scout. He loved baseball and was a huge Houston Astro’s fan. John owned and operated the “The Firework Outlet” and was known to others as “The Firework Man”. He loved his family dearly and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Lois Beeson.

He is survived by his children’s mother, Lila Beeson; children, Amanda Tetuyev and husband Andrey, of League City and John Cecil Powers Beeson, Jr., of Orange; grandchildren, Abigail Tetuyev and Breanna Tetuyev; and his siblings, Shirley Beeson Manning, of Friendswood and Randolph Beeson and wife Susan, of Midland, MI.

Serving as pallbearers will be Andrey Tetuyev, Kelly Joe, Randy Manning, Randolph Beeson, and Scott Brown.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Cecil R. Beeson Scholarship/Grant Program at Lamar Institute of Technology, 855 East Lavaca, Beaumont, TX 77702 or to Texas Methodist Home for Children, 1111 Herring Ave. Waco, TX 76708.

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