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Speck Funeral Home - Jimmy Beatty
January 20, 1949 ~ May 28, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Celebration of Life Services for Mr. James E. "Jimmy" Beatty, age 74, of Livingston will be conducted 3 p.m., Thursday, June 1, 2023, from the First Christian Church in Livingston, with Military Honors following the service by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. Bro. James Shenko will officiate. The family will welcome friends on Thursday from 12 noon until time of services at the First Christian Church in Livingston.
Jimmy passed from this life on Sunday, May 28, 2023, from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was born in Livingston, Tennessee on January 20, 1949, to the late George Esco and Dean Copeland Beatty. He was a 1967 graduate of Livingston Academy and a member of the First Christian Church in Livingston. He served his country in the 101st Airborne Division during the Vietnam Era. He worked for many years for Highways Inc. Jimmy was a true outdoors man, enjoying hunting and fishing. He was great at telling jokes and enjoyed traveling up to the Muddy Pond Community. His greatest joy was his family especially his grandchildren.
Jimmy leaves behind his daughters, Samantha Johnson and husband Daniel of Rickman, TN, and MaLinda Seber and husband Robert of Cookeville, TN; grandchildren, Maddie Mae Seber and Simon Esco Johnson; sister, Ann Ward and husband Jim of Crossville, TN.
In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by his wife Sheryl Beatty; and sisters, Wanda Stephens, Colleen Norris, and Evelyn Stephens.
Memorial Donations may be made to the First Chirstian Church of Livingston.