Johnny F. Beaver, 67 of Worden, died at Evanston Regional Hospital, Evanston, WY on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. He was born on January 15, 1952, in Maryville, TN to John D. Beaver and Helen (Williams) Beaver. He married Jackie (Sturgill) Beaver on April 12, 1971, in Bunker Hill.
He was a superintendent for Ameren and then manager of transmissions for J F Electric. Johnny was a member of the NRA, a board member of the International Lineman’s Rodeo, and Trustee and Deacon for the First Baptist Church of Alhambra. He loved pocket knives and giving those as gifts. He enjoyed hunting, bailing hay, and raising cattle and loved taking his two grandchildren hunting.
He is survived by his spouse, Jackie Beaver of Worden; children, Julie (Dave) Eaton of Saint Charles, MO, Jason Beaver of Alton, and Joshua Beaver of Worden; grandchildren, Nicolas Eaton and Savanna Eaton; brother, Dewayne (Vicki) Beaver of Bunker Hill; nephews, John Dewayne Beaver and Casie (Janine) Beaver; and great-nephew, Denver Beaver.
Johnny was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Theresa Gayle Beaver.
Visitation services will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019, at the First Baptist Church of Alhambra from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, April 13 at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. Funeral services will follow on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the church with Pastor Mark Gause officiating. Burial will be at Bunker Hill Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Relevant Pregnancy Options Center of Highland. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill is in charge of the arrangements.