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William "Bill" Beers, Jr.

June 21, 1935 — August 4, 2019

Roscoe, New York

William "Bill" Beers, Jr.

William “Bill” H. Beers, Jr. of Roscoe, NY a retired truck driver for Verona Oil Company and a long time area resident, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019 at his home.  He was 84.

The son of the late William H. Sr. and Geraldine Drumm Beers, he was born June 21, 1935 in Youngs Station, NY.

One of nine children, he grew up on a farm, worked in construction, drove tractor trailers, was a builder, and co owner of Cottage Lot Nursery.

He was married to Darlene Nead Beers; was the proud father of 3 sons, Michael (Lyn) Beers, Kevin (Laurin) Beers and Kyle Beers; the loving Grandfather of five, Karrie Knicely, Jonathon Beers, Erin (Brett) Walsh, Justin (Tanya) Beers and Brandin (Amy) Beers; and the delighted great-grandfather of Tre, James, Phoebe, Dalton, Jewel, Parker, McKenna, Caleb, Melanie, Elija, Liam, Noah, Kaylee, Julia, and Tyler; he is also survived by two sisters, Ruth Tennant and Terry Lambrecht.  He was predeceased by his brothers, Andrew, Clinton, Richard, and Earl and sisters, Laverna Foree and Phyllis Schriver.

Celebration of life services will be held on Saturday August 17, 2019 from 12noon to 3PM in Bill and Darlene's home on Morton Hill in Roscoe.

Memorial contributions in Bill’s name may be made to Roscoe Cares C/O Debbie Hendrickson, 148 Rockland Road, Roscoe, NY 12776 or to Ride to Survive, PO Box 282, Youngsville, NY 12791.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home Railroad Avenue, Roscoe, NY.  607-498-4929 or 845-439-5200 or

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