James R. Bey, age 82, of Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Sunday, December 13, 2015 at his residence with his loving wife by his side.
Funeral Services are 1:00 PM Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Rev. John Swing will officiate. Visitation will be at Ritchay Funeral Home on Thursday from 11:00 AM until the time of services.
James was born February 4, 1933 in Nekoosa, WI to Oscar and Hildegard Bey. His first marriage to Joanne Milner ended in divorce. He married Maryann Caddy on July 13, 1998 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. James was a telegrapher for the Milwaukee & Soo Railroad for 32 years and was employed at Wal-Mart in Wisconsin Rapids, WI in a supervisory position for 21 years.
James is survived by his wife, Maryann; four children, Tina (Joseph) Tai of San Diego, CA, Linda Kaehn of Port Edwards, WI, Susan (Tom) Bartlett of Port Edwards, WI and Allen Bey of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; three step-children, Jason (Paulette) Revak, Dustin Revak and Stephanie Coerper, all of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; brother, Don (Sandy) Bey of Nekoosa, WI; sister, Betty Rollo of Nekoosa, WI and is also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
James was preceded in death by his parents, brother-in-law, Bob Rollo, niece, Lisa Rollo and step-son, Christopher Revak.
“James will be deeply missed by many.”