James Beers

Obituary of James Beers

James G. Beers, age 76, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 at F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua.

Jim was born November 19, 1940 in Rochester, a son of Alfred & Pearl (Johncox) Beers. He retired from Mobil Chemical in Macedon in 1993, and most recently was the public relations manager at Reservoir Creek Golf Course in Naples. Jim married Gayle Wiggins on October 9, 1958; she survives. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by a daughter, Dana Lyn.

Jim enjoyed golfing, Syracuse Basketball, Boston Celtics, politics, all types of music and sports in general, but most of all he loved spending time and being with his grandchildren and family.

Jim is survived by his wife, Gayle; his children, James Todd Beers & Allison (Tom) Ausfeld; 6 grandchildren, Derek (Linda) Des Islets, Samuel Eaton, James Noah Beers, William Eaton, Lily McIntosh & Ethan Beers; his brother, Robert Beers; 3 nieces, 1 nephew & several cousins.

Friends may call 4-7 pm Sunday at the Baird – Moore Funeral Home, 154 S. Main St., Naples, where funeral services will be at 7 pm. Burial will be in Rose Ridge Cemetery, Naples.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 720295, Oklahoma City, OK 73172-0295.