Beeler, John C. (Jay)—age 70 of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Physicians Regional Medical Center. Jay was a former News Director for WBIR television and a life-long television producer. He was a former Assistant Chief of the Knox County Fire Department and a former member of the Knoxville Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad.
Preceded in death by wife, Linda Hicks Beeler; infant son, Shannon Faune Beeler; parents, Charles and Blanche Beeler.
Survived by daughters, Gigi Beeler and Kristi Beeler; grandchildren, Mattie and Breanna Goodwin.
Special thanks to Dr. William L. Burkhart for his friendship and care of our family over the years. Also a special thanks to Dr. Larry Hookman and East TN Heart Consultants and Dr. John Swisher.
Donations may be made to Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad.
A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2013 at Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad, 512 N. Chilhowee Dr., Knoxville 37924. Chaplain Gerald Roe will officiate.
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