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Robert W. Beebe Sr.

July 11, 1941 - July 30, 2022

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Robert W. Beebe Sr.

Robert W. Beebe Sr., 81, passed away July 30, 2022 at Ghent Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Ghent, NY. Born on July 11, 1941 to Clayton and Luella (McDarby) Beebe, in Hillsdale, NY. He was predeceased by his wife of 49 years, Joan Hay Beebe and his sister Janice Risch. He was a faithful and active member of the First Reformed Church, Hudson, NY. A former member of the Hillsdale Fire Company, and the Hyde Park Moose Lodge. Bob enjoyed playing pool, square dancing, bowling, and traveling. In his early years he enjoyed farming, working many years for New York State and Taconic Hills Central School district. Bob and Joan raised four children at 32 Poole Hill Road in Ancram.

Robert is survived by his children; Terry Lee Whitman, Tammy Dee Echert, Robert W. Beebe Jr., and Richard Avrigg. He had many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Blanche Hotaling was his traveling companion for the last 10 years.

A time for offering condolences and sharing memories will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 6, 2022 from Peck & Peck Funeral Homes, 8063 Route 22, Copake. At 11:00 am a funeral service will be held also from the funeral home and burial will follow in Copake Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations in Bob’s memory may be made to either the Ancram Fire Company, or the First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street, Hudson, NY 12534.

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