Paul Beames
Friday
30
November

Visitation at Funeral Home

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, November 30, 2018
C.H. Landers, Inc. Funeral Chapel
21 Main St. P.O. Box 2086
Sidney, New York, United States
Saturday
1
December

Visitation at Funeral Home

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, December 1, 2018
C.H. Landers, Inc. Funeral Chapel
21 Main St. P.O. Box 2086
Sidney, New York, United States
Saturday
1
December

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Saturday, December 1, 2018
C.H. Landers, Inc. Funeral Chapel
21 Main St. P.O. Box 2086
Sidney, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Prospect Hill Cemetery
East Main Street
Sidney, New York, United States

Obituary of Paul Beames

Paul A. Beames Sidney, NY

Paul Arthur Beames, 73, of Sidney, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018 at his home. He was born on September 19, 1945, son of Ralph O. and Irene (Lent) Beames at The Hospital in Sidney. Paul graduated from Sidney Central School with the Class of 1963. He received his Bachelors Degree from SUCO in 1968 and later received his Masters in Counseling from SUCO in 1979. In 1968, Paul enlisted in the US Marine Corps. In September 1970, he was designated a Naval Aviator, CH-46 Helicopter Pilot. During his 24 year career with the Marine Corps, he served in the Western Pacific, South Vietnam, the Mediterranean Sea, and North Africa and various stateside bases. He retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1992.

He began a career with the Boy Scouts of America in July 1992 in Las Vegas, NV. In 1997, he accepted a position in Denver, CO as a Director of Programs, Properties and Camping with the Denver Area Council BSA for two years before going back to Las Vegas. He retired from the Boy Scouts in 2002.

He returned to Sidney in 2004. He was a past executive board member with the Leatherstocking Council, BSA; was a past president of the Sidney Veterans Memorial Park Association, and director with the Sidney Youth Reservation Board. He was also a dedicated board member of the Sidney Central School Alumni Association.

Paul is survived by a sister, Patricia Beames Bargher; dear friend and caregiver, Patty Archambault; nieces, Lori Bargher Crandall (Mark) and Teri Bargher Kissel (Dale); nephews, David (Nancy) Bargher and Steven (Bridget) Bargher; grandnieces: Nicole Bargher (Ryan Richmond), Brandy Bargher (Nicholas Bednarz) and Jessica Bargher Bobek (Derek); grandnephews: Scott (Rachel) Crandall, Thomas Crandall and Zachary Bargher; great grandnephew, Liam Richmond and great grandniece, Finleigh Richmond, and his "boys", Jose Alvarez, Rudy Ayala and Manuel Ayala and his beloved red golden retriever, Jake.

In addition to his parents, Paul was predeceased by brother-in-law, Burdette (Bud) Bargher; grand nephew, Andrew Crandall and grand niece, Kaylan Bargher, as well as his devoted canine companion, Buddy.

Friends may call from 7:00-9:00pm on Friday, November 30th and from 1:00-2:00pm on Saturday, December 1st at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St. Sidney, NY 13838. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, December 1st at the funeral chapel. Burial with military honors will take place in the spring in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Sidney. A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of the paper. Share condolences online at www.landersfh.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.

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