March 13, 1944 – November 29, 2020

Ronald Joe Beasley, 76, of Natchitoches, passed away Nov. 29, 2020, following a lengthy illness.

Joe was born in Natchitoches March 13, 1944. He graduated from Natchitoches High School.

Joe spent most of his career working as a crane operator on offshore rigs.  He was a master storyteller and will forever be remembered for his ability to make everyone around him laugh.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Exa Lucky Beasley and Otha Lawrence Beasley.

Joe is survived by his children, Jake Parks (Kelly) and Leah Johnson (Mica); grandchildren, Kylie Parks Miller (Kyle), Journee Parks, Jacquelyn Parks, Aubry Johnson, Shelby Johnson, Madeline Johnson and Bella Johnson; siblings, Don Beasley (Georgia), Beverly (Bea) Beasley, Gary Beasley (Gaye) and Nannette Beasley Varela (Luis); and several nieces and nephews.

Due to the COVID pandemic, a memorial in his honor will be at a later date when it is safe for everyone to attend.

In lieu of flowers, feel free to make a donation to the America Cancer Society in Joe’s honor.