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March 9, 2011

Kevin A. Beebe

JEFFERSON — Kevin A. Beebe, age 26, Eagleville Road, Jefferson, died early Sunday morning, March 6, 2011, in Andover Township, after being struck by an automobile.

He was born Sept. 16, 1984, in Madison, the son of Gary A. and Tina R. (Abbott) Beebe and had lived in the Jefferson area all of his life. He was a Jefferson Area High School graduate, attended Mt. Vernon Nazarene University and was currently finishing his degree in Theology at Nazarene Bible College.

Kevin was co-founder of Break Free Ministries, a non-profit music ministry that spread the Word of the gospel through their music group, Life Saving Decision. He was a member of Kelloggsville Church of the Nazarene and was also active at the Jefferson Church of the Nazarene. As a Christian rap artist, his real passion was sharing the Word through his music.

His other interests included engaging in intense theological discussion, writing music and songs, body building, go-karts and NASCAR racing.

Survivors include his mother and step-father, Tina R. and William H. Grose of Omaha, Neb.; his grandmothers, Jean M. Beebe and Dorothy Abbott, both of Jefferson; aunts and uncles, Diana and Jay Brook and Caroline and Thomas Scardina, all of Jefferson, Alison and Chris Howell of Preston, Ga. and Jeffrey and Donna Abbott of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; and cousins, Megan, Sarah, Miranda, Anthony, Julie, Blane and Ryan.

His father, Gary A. Beebe; and grandfathers, Allan E. Beebe and Charles L. Abbott preceded him in death.

Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, March 12th, at Jefferson Church of the Nazarene, 55 E. Satin St., Jefferson, with Pastor Les Bolen, of Kelloggsville Church of the Nazarene, officiating. Burial will be in Lenox Center Cemetery.

Calling Hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, at Jefferson Church of the Nazarene.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the family, in care of Jean Beebe, 1713 Eagleville Road, Jefferson, Ohio 44047, envelopes will also be at the church. The Jefferson Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, is handling arrangements.

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