Ronald Francis Beyer

Mf BeyerRonald Francis Beyer, age 85, resident of Somerville, Tennessee and husband of Margaret Anne Riales Beyer, departed this life Monday afternoon, February 7, 2022 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

Ronald was born August 31, 1936 in Clifton, New Jersey, the son of the late Alexander and Ethel Beyer. He was employed as a sales representative for Clemco Company and was married July 5, 1985 to Margaret Anne Riales Beyer. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Somerville and a longtime member of Loyd Presbyterian Church in LaGrange, Georgia. He loved spending time with his family and friends that he treated like family. Ronald enjoyed traveling, boating and volunteering. His volunteer work included Fayette Cares, Mid-South Transplant and for 17 years, he and his wife volunteered at the St. Jude FedEx Golf Tournament. Ronald was also a member of the ROMEO Club (Retired Old Men Eating Out).

Mr. Beyer is survived by his wife, Margaret Beyer of Somerville, TN; five daughters, Lauren Beyer Mann (Vicky) of Memphis, TN, Bonnie Schmitt (Dan) of Defiance, MO, Tricia Bartholomew (Paul) of Somerville, TN, Darla Coffey (Mark) of Alexandria, VA and Jana Whitney (Ted) of Lynchburg, VA; three sons, Murray McClain of Somerville, TN, Charles McClain of Millington, TN and Tim Spence of Pittman, NJ; his sister, Tami Allison (Bob) of Grants Pass, OR; eighteen grandchildren, Joshua, Becky, Maria, Jenny, John, Dominic, Marco, Sara, Kyllie, Tylor, Timmy, Amber, Eden, Gabe, Grace, Ben and Bethany; and eight great-grandchildren, Jett, Indi, Eli, Camden, Belle, Lola, Landon and Kailyn.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Bryan Beyer; two brothers, Robert Beyer and Walter Beyer; and two grandchildren, Nathan Schmitt and Amelia Bartholomew.

The family requests that memorials be directed to St. Jude Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

Arrangements will be provided by Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes & Cremation Center and condolences may be left on our online guestbook at