David Edward Beebe, age 66, of Muskegon, passed away peacefully at Trinity Health Muskegon Hospital in Muskegon on October 28, 2022, following a long battle with cancer. David was born in Muskegon on April 4, 1956, son of Carl Donald and Eileen Ann (Boucher) Beebe, both of whom preceded him in death. He graduated from Muskegon Central Catholic High School with the Class of 1975. He continued his education at Sienna Heights College earning an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts. He worked for many years at Captain “D’s” Seafood Restaurant, and later at Pizza Hut, in both the kitchen and delivery services. David lived in the Tampa, Florida, area for many years and returned to Muskegon to be with family in his retirement. He loved animals and almost always had a pet dog, including his current pal, Cleo, who will miss David dearly.
He is survived by his dear family, including a sister, JoAnn (John) Palo of Muskegon; aunts Jeanette Franczek and Bernadette Boucher, both of Muskegon; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Valerie Beebe, an aunt, Sr. JoAnn M. Boucher, OP; and two uncles, Fr. Edward F. Boucher and Joseph Franczek.
Visitation and a Funeral Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Charlie Hall at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1716 Sixth Street, Muskegon, Michigan 49441, at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, November 11, 2022. The family will greet visitors at the church for an hour prior to Mass, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Private interment will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Muskegon. Those wishing to express sympathy are welcomed to consider a contribution in his memory to the Muskegon Catholic Central Angel Program. Envelopes will be available at the services or by contacting Verdun Family Funeral home, Belding, Michigan (616)794-1300 or verdunfh.com, who is caring for the arrangements.