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Wayne M. Beebe, Sr., 78, Liberty, KY (1942-2020)

Wayne M. Beebe, Sr., of Liberty, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020, at his home. He was 78 years old.

The funeral service will be held at NoonET on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville St, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Jimmy York officiating. Burial will be held at Mt. Washington Baptist Cemetery, 6325 Scotts Ridge Road, Raywick, KY 40060, at 2pmET on Thursday, November 19, 2020.

The family will receive friends from 10amET to NoonET on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Please enter through the front doors (Campbellsville Street side) when you arrive at the funeral home. Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings ARE required.

Born on October 6, 1942, in Millville, New Jersey, he was a son of the late Fred Beebe and Geneva Ruth Erickson Snyder. Wayne was a machine operator. He was a member of Mt. Washington Baptist Church. He enjoyed traveling.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Carol Sue Reynolds Beebe of Liberty; two daughters, Donna Sue (Wesley) Cox and Tammie Lynn Smith, both of Lebanon; a son, Wayne M. (Christy Riggs) Beebe, Jr. of Liberty; twelve grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his stepfather that raised him, James Snyder; and a brother, Francis Beebe.

Pallbearers for Mr. Beebe will be Kenton Martin, Jerimiah Martin, Daniel Martin, Mose Shirk, Jason Shirk and Timothy Weaver.

Memorial contributions may take the form of sympathy to Mr. Beebe's wife, Carol, to assist with his medical expenses.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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Wayne M. Beebe, Sr., 78, Liberty, KY (1942-2020)

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