(Rock Island Argus  Sunday, 9 March 2003)

James Beauchamp

Jim Beauchamp, East Moline, died unexpectedly Friday, March 7, 2003, at his home of natural causes.

Friends are invited to join the family in a memorial gathering from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Trimble Funeral Home, Moline, followed by a sharing of memories at 3 p.m.  Memorials may be made to an educational fund for his grandchildren.

James Joseph Beauchamp was born April 17, 1948, in Davenport, son of Joseph J. and Bernice Knapp Beauchamp.  He married Debbie Diederich Oct. 15, 1971.  Jim owned and operated Nationwide Auto Sales, East Moline, for almost 20 years.  He lived for his family and enjoyed cars, coins and landscaping.

Jim is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Kimberly and Todd Verbeckmoes, East Moline, and Kari and Scott Searl, Hillsdale; grandchildren, Alec Verbeckmoes and Preston Searl; sisters and brothers-in-law, B.J. and Robert Flaherty, Taylor Ridge, and Pam and Rick Davies, Moline; several nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Alexis Davies; and special friends, Terry and Jane Wright, Orion.

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