Nole Edward “Eddie” Beerbower, Jr., age 63, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Friday, March 12, 2021, at his home. He was born August 17, 1957, in Ft. Scott, the son of Nole E. Beerbower and Ruby Schilling Beerbower.
Eddie graduated from the Ft. Scott High School with the Class of 1975. Eddie married Brenda Read on September 20, 1980.
Eddie’s first job was shining shoes in his uncle, Art Wolf’s, barber shop. He later was employed by his uncle, Earl Beerbower, as a roofer. He then took a position as a custodian for the USD #234 School District.
Eddie enjoyed restoring vintage cars and motorcycles. He attended and participated in many car shows and cruise nights. He was known for keeping his red Chevy truck spotless. Eddie also enjoyed fishing and hunting. Eddie was privileged to go on a quail hunt with Harold Ensley, the Sportsman’s Friend.
Survivors include three sisters, Pam Korinek and husband, Eldon, and Debbie Isaac, both of Ft. Scott, Kansas and Carol Mooney, of Independence, Kansas; and two brothers, Gil Beerbower and wife, Lana and Todd Beerbower and wife, Sherry, all of Ft. Scott. Also surviving are his former wife, Brenda, his mother, Ruby Myers and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Nole E. Beerbower, Sr.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Tuesday, March 16th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.
Burial will follow in the Clarksburg Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Monday evening at the Cheney Witt Chapel.
Memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s Hospital or the Shrine Transportation Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.