Eugene "Allen" Beam
Eugene "Allen" Beam, age 43, formerly of Carrolton, passed away April 21, 2011.
Born June 17, 1967, he was a son of Sharon (Finnicum) Bendekgey and the late Denver Allen Beam.
Until his illness, he was a truck driver for Good Year Tire. He graduated from Carrollton High School, Class of 1985. After graduation, he worked for Slates Sanitary Services for several years.
He is survived by his wife, Jodi (Diffenbaugher) Beam; the light of his life, son Christian Allen Beam; his parents, George and Sharon "Dolly" Bendekgey; a brother, Sean (Yvonne) Hamilton of Cortland; Aunt Shirley (Bud) Kohler of Carrollton; nieces and nephews, Darren, Katie, and Brooke Hamilton of Cortland; very special friends, Bill and Nancy Offenberger and "buddy" Lynn Noble.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John Eugene and Wilma (Algeo) Finnicum.
Honoring Allen's wishes, he was an organ donor and his body was donated to science. A memorial service will be held at a later date.