of Broken Arrow, OK
July 10, 1964 - July 18, 2020
Eddie Wayne Beaver, age 56, passed away Saturday, July 18, (2020) at OSU Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Eddie was born July 10, 1964, in Harrison, the son of Linda (Self) Beaver and Charles Edward Beaver, Jr. Eddie was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bertha (Brock) Self and Frank Algin Self of Yellville; his paternal grandparents, Elsie (Sanders) Beaver and Charles Edward Beaver, Sr. of Flippin; his father's birth mother, Marjorie (Nielsen) Williams, of Washington; and an aunt, Marge (Self) Silva, of San Jose, California.Eddie was a member of Eagle Heights Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Harrison High School and Twin Lakes Vocational Technical School. He was a member of Boy Scout Troup 40, where he became an Eagle Scout and earned the Order of the Arrow. He loved all sports and played baseball, basketball, and ran track while growing up in Harrison. He also played softball with his dad and older brother, Randy.Eddie moved to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma in 1995 and started his own business, Eddie Beaver Enterprises, Inc. He created a good life for himself and made many lifetime friends. He played softball on a league in Broken Arrow but finally retired after he turned fifty. He was a great cook and was often the designated cook at gatherings with family and friends. Eddie enjoyed everything about the outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping, and his latest passion was ice fishing with his friends in Wisconsin. He was an entertaining storyteller and loved sharing tall tales about his outdoor adventures and mishaps. Although he had a great life in Oklahoma, his heart never left his beloved Ozark Mountains where he grew up floating the Buffalo, fishing the White River, camping at Tucker Hollow with his family, and he remained an avid Razorback fan. He truly enjoyed life.Eddie is survived by his parents, Linda and Charles Beaver, of Harrison; his two sisters, Susan (Ray) Lamb of Amity, Arkansas and Lori Carol Beaver of Paris Arkansas; his brother, Randy (Cindy) Beaver, of Pea Ridge Arkansas; one nephew, William B. Beaver; and one great-nephew, Mickey Beaver, of Harrison. He is also survived by two aunts, Sayra (Sinott) Mansolino of Riverside, California, and Fran (Stacy) Weintraub of Walnut Creek, California; three uncles, Brock Stacy of Bakersfield, California, Bob (Sue) Williams of Leban, Washington, and Ray (Brenda) Williams of Grayland, Washington; and many cousins and friends.Visitation was at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home, Thursday, July 30, 2020, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. The funeral service was immediately following the visitation at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Kenneth Stacy. Phil Powers provided the music. A private burial was at Maple Leaf Cemetery for family and Eddie's friends. Pallbearers were Jon Beaver, William Beaver, Duane Casey, Rob Stecker, Kyle Boyd, and Mike Hefley.Honorary pallbearers were the ICU staff at OSU Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Samantha Reid, Brad Harris, Valerie, and Trevor Montgomery, his business associates in Oklahoma, and his many fishing and hunting buddies in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Wisconsin.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eagle Heights Baptist Church Upward Basketball, P.O. Box 865, Harrison, AR 72602.Roller-Christeson Funeral Home is complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines for COVID-19 and limiting indoor funeral and visitation attendance. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering.
You are truly missed Eddie....
You will be very missed Eddie. I always thought you were a great guy. My sincerest condolences to Charlie, Linda, Susan, Lori and Randy. Your old pal,,,Kim
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Eddie. I remember him as such a nice young man. My heart breaks for you. With warmest regards, Bob and Dora Lee
Charlie, please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and Linda during your time of grief.
Eddie was always such a nice guy in school. Sending prayers for comfort.
I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers and thoughts.
Sharing in your sorrow with love and friendship. My deepest condolences....
I am so sorry for your loss. Eddie was a great friend, and even though we lost touch many years ago I have some wonderful memories. Prayers for your family. He will be missed greatly.
I was so sorry to hear about Eddie. May GOD be with your family!
Thought and prayers to all of you. Eddie was a great guy, the boys and I have many great memories!! He will be missed, especially on those fishing trips! I'm sure he and Duffy will do a lot of hunting and fishing together again! Another angel to watch over us!
Charlie Linda and family, I am so sorry for the loss of Eddie. My prayers are with you at this very sad time.