Obituary of Allen Jay Beadle
Age 76, of Clio, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at Ascension Genesys with his family by his side. A graveside service will take place at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at Flint Memorial Park Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be placed on Allen’s tribute wall at martinfuneralhome.com.
Allen was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, on January 18, 1947, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Morris and Nora (Cole) Beadle. Educated locally, Allen attended Genesee High School and graduated with the Class of 1965. Shortly after graduation, Allen proudly enlisted in the United States Army. Upon his return to the States, he went on to obtain his Ph.D. in mathematics from Michigan State University. Allen had a prestigious career and used his education and gift of numbers to work as a mathematician for the Department of Defense until his retirement in 2007. Allen spent many years living in Maryland while working. While he was there, he took on the amazing hobby of beekeeping. He also was studying Russian and Japanese. Playing chess was Allen’s favorite pastime. He was a chess champion as well as a director of the chess club in Maryland. Allen was a gifted musician and enjoyed playing the drums and piano. He also enjoyed painting and was a wonderful artist. Allen had a beautiful library in his home with hundreds of books. To say he loved to read would be an understatement. Allen enjoyed spending time with his beloved cats and his friends and family. He will be greatly missed.
Left to cherish Allen's memory are his siblings: Bobbie Shock and significant other, Larry Gallaty, Craig and wife, Susanna Beadle; nieces: Chrisi Shock and Brittany Beadle; long-time best friends: Dan and Patty Seitz.
Allen was preceded in death by his parents.