Thomas Scott "Tommy" Beane, age 75, of Asheboro passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Cross Road Retirement Community.
Mr. Beane was born in Randolph County on December 5, 1945 to Byron Fenton and Kathleen Eva Hurley Beane. Tommy served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He had a great work ethic, was retired from the Asheboro Fire Department after 30 years of service, and formerly worked part-time for L&M Floor Covering. Tommy was a member of Oakhurst Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and an usher, and was on the grounds committee. In addition to his parents, Tommy was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Hussey Beane, sister, Martha Hall, and his brother, Ernest Beane. Tommy enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling, and shag dancing, and his favorite past time was golf. He loved spending time at the Pisgah Covered Bridge.
He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Shirley Starcher Beane; son, Byron Beane of Los Angeles, CA; stepdaughters, Lisa Mason Saunders (Chris) of Winston-Salem and Amy Louise Poole of Asheboro; step grandsons, Phillip Ross Mason and Nicholas Ryan Mason; brother, Steve Beane (Gail) of Asheboro; sisters, Susan Peters (VW) of Kernersville and Becky Hughes of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Cross Road Retirement Community for the care and compassion given to Tommy.
A graveside service will be Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery, 7811 Pisgah Covered Bridge Road in Asheboro with Dr. Keith Hudson officiating and with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends following the graveside service.
Memorials may be made to the Oakhurst Baptist Church, Sanctuary Fund, 2225 South Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC 27205.
Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Beane family.