Mantford Albert Beach, 85, of Annadell, passed away March 7, 2014, at his home.

BornĀ  in Grayson, Kentucky, August 29, 1928, he was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Icie Arden Beach; brother, William Beach; sister, Margaret Baker; infant great-granddaughters, Kaitlynn and Kylee Marie; and sister, Lillian Lucille Beach.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Watson Beach; children: Daniel (Rhonda) Beach, Albert (Sharon) Beach, Deborah (Kenneth) Fryar, Robert (Debra) Beach, Larry (Sharon) Beach, Donald (Yvonne) Beach, and Mark (Crystal) Beach; 16 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; sisters: Magaline Whitt and Carma Stapleton; sister-in-law, Lillian Beach; and several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted March 11, in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Pastor Bobby Williams and Chaplain Bobby Stewart officiating. Music was provided by the Stewart Family and grandson, James Allen Beach. Interment followed at Fairview Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements by West-Murley Funeral Home.