Richard ”Rich” C. Beyke, 65, Winslow

Richard ”Rich” C. Beyke, 65, of Winslow, Indiana lost his fight with cancer at home on September 30, 2020.

He was born on October 21, 1954, in Jasper, Indiana, to the late Wilfred and Marcella (Werner) Beyke.

He was a 1972 graduate of Jasper High School, played a year of college football at Colorado State until injured and earned his business degree at Indiana University. He was retired. He enjoyed fishing, bird hunting and golfing but what he enjoyed most in life were his three granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters Marilyn Kendall and Susan Mendel of Jasper.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Rose his Daughter Kristen (Kevin) Fogt of Sarasota, Florida, stepdaughter April (Tommy) Forker of Newburgh, Indiana, stepson Luke (Tiffany) Beasley of Oakland City, Indiana.

Granddaughters; Cadence, Tatum and Regan Fogt and step grandchildren Sheridan and Will Forker. His brothers Ken (Nancy) Beyke of Jasper, Indiana and Glenn (Beth) Beyke of Kennesaw, Georgia a sister Laverne (Charles) Weisman of Ireland, Indiana and a brother in law, Greg (Barb) Kendall of Jasper, Indiana. He was a loving uncle to his many nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 11:00 am Eastern time at Williams Cemetery. Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel is honored to assist Richard’s family. Family and friends may send messages of comfort to

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