Philip Beam, 86, WaKeeney, died Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.
He was born Feb. 3, 1932, in Dodge City, to Henry Bridgeman Beam and Ruth Adeline Kirk. He was a graduate of Emporia High School and a bachelor’s of science in Forestry at University of California at Berkeley.
He married Marjorie Lee Hammer. He later married Barbara Jean Wedow. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving as a construction engineer in Japan during the Korean War.
Survivors include two daughters, Serena, Lenexa, and Rosemary; and a granddaughter.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney; inurnment in WaKeeney Veterans’ Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to American Legion of WaKeeney in care of the funeral home.