Bishop Henry H. Beachy – November 10, 2017

Bishop Henry H. Beachy 85 of 5779 TR 127 Millersburg died Friday, November 10, 2017 at his residence.

He was born August 21, 1932 to the late Henry N. and Sarah (Schrock) Beachy. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church and was ordained as Minister on May 3, 1978 and Bishop on October 3, 1979.

He is survived by his wife, the former Ada A. Yoder whom he married on November 29, 1955; his children Aden (Naomi) Beachy, Anna (Eddie) Troyer, Wayne (Laura) Beachy, Abe (Cindy) Beachy, Dora (David) Troyer, Mose (Elnora) Beachy, Ruby Beachy, Ruth Beachy, Junior (Vesta) Beachy, Atlee (Freda) Beachy, David (Anna), Dena (Jonas) Raber, Barbara (Norman) Miller, Emanuel (Anna Mae) Beachy, Curtis (Miriam) Beachy, and Joseph (Miriam) Beachy, 86 grandchildren, 76 great grandchildren, two brothers Aden Beachy and Syl Beachy, and three sisters Lizzieann Raber, Anna Hershberger and Arie Keim.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son Allen and an infant son, a great granddaughter, son-in-law Wayne Raber, brothers Emanuel, Christ, Andy, Mose and Elmer and Sisters Katie Ann and Clara.

Services will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM at the Beachy Residence with Minister Aden R. Miller officiating. Burial will be in the Beachy Cemetery in Mechanic Twp., Holmes County.  Friends may call anytime at the Beachy Residence.  Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek.