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Dickie Michael Beal

November 1, 1949 — February 17, 2024

Dickie Michael Beal, age 74, passed away at his home on Saturday, February 17, 2024, after battling Parkinson’s disease for over 15 years. He was born to the late Clifton Pete Beal and Vertie Beal of Maiden. Dickie enjoyed car racing and working outside. He loved his family and grandchildren, and he cherished spending time with them.

Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Greg Beal, his daughter, Gwen Allen Martinez.

Those left to cherish the memories of Dickie include his wife of 30 years, Diane Beal, son, Chris Beal and wife Rebecca in the Navy stationed in Georgia, daughter, Emily Beal of Lenoir, two brothers, Don Beal and wife Clydie, Steven Beal and wife Robin both of Conover, stepson, Donald Eugene Eckerd and wife, Karen, stepdaughter, Vickie Diane Inscoe, step grandchildren, Nathan Eckerd (Ashlynn), Ryan Eckerd, Lillian Jenkins, several grandchildren and extended family members.

A visitation will be held Thursday, February 22, 2024, at Alexander Funeral Service from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Inurnment will be with the family.

The family will accept flowers, or donations may be made to the family at Alexander Funeral Service, PO Box 40, Taylorsville, NC 28681

The family would like to thank the staff of Carolina Caring of Newton. They were so very loving and caring all through the passing and care they gave Dickie.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

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Thursday, February 22, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alexander Funeral Service

193 NC-16, Taylorsville, NC 28681

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