Alvin K. Beachy – January 30, 2017

Alvin K. Beachy 76 of 4508 TR 365 Millersburg died Monday, January 30, 2017 in Pomerene Memorial Hospital in Millersburg following an extended illness. 

He was born December 31, 1940 in Holmes County to the late Ben B.F. and Katie M. (Raber) Beachy.  He is retired from Bunker Hill Cheese and a member of the Old Order Amish Church. 

He is survived by his wife, the former Sara B. Weaver whom he married February 20, 1964; his brother John (Mary) Beachy of Millersburg, 2 sisters Bena Miller of Millersburg and Malinda Yoder of Dundee, his caregivers Eli (Elsie) Yoder and Betty Yoder all of the home and their children Robert (Emily) Yoder and Matthew (Emily) Yoder all of Millersburg, his step sister Mary (Henry) Mast of Kentucky, step brothers Alvin (Katie) Hershberger of Dundee and Andrew (Fannie) Hershberger of Millersburg, step brother-in-law Henry Miller of Holmesville and step sister-in-law Martha Hershberger of Millersburg.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his step father Henry Hershberger, step sister Amanda, step brother Joas, and 2 step brothers-in-law Joe and Henry. 

Services will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 9:00 AM at the Residence with Bishop Vernon Burkholder officiating.  Burial will be in the Miller Cemetery in Berlin Twp., Holmes County.  Friends may call after 2 PM on Tuesday and anytime on Wednesday.  Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek.