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James Joseph "Jim" Beveridge


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James Joseph "Jim" Beveridge

James Joseph "Jim" Beveridge passed away April 4, 2015 at the Deseret Health and Rehab Center in Rock Springs. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Nebraska, Beveridge passed away following a lengthy illness.

He was born on Nov. 8, 1939 in North Platte, Neb., the son of James T. Beveridge and Macelle Ward Beveridge.

Beveridge attended schools in North Platte, Neb. and graduated high school there.

He was active in his church and Boy Scouts and earned his Eagle Scout and God and Country awards.

He had an enduring interest in the Boy Scout organization.

He worked as a conductor for the Union Pacific Railroad and was also a free lance writer for sports and hunting magazines until a car accident in 1982 left him with a severe brain injury.

Beveridge went to Chadron State College and the University of Wyoming and earned a degree in political science and economics.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.

Survivors include one sister, Judy Beveridge; one niece, Liz Grandizio and husband Frank; two grand-nieces, Chelsea and Chloe, two aunts, Ardis Ginapp and Laura Pfund and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents James and Macelle Beveridge.

Beveridge has requested that his body be donated for brain research and organ transplant.

The family of Jim Beveridge wish to thank the many care givers, friends and Hospice of Sweetwater County for providing comfort to Jim during his long illness.

Cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family of James Joseph "Jim" Beveridge respectfully request that donations be made to his memory to the Greater Wyoming Council of Boy Scouts, 3939 Casper Mountain Road, Casper, Wyoming 82601; Brain Injury Association of America, 1608 Spring Hill Road, Suite 110, Vienna, AV 22182 or Young at Heart Center, 2400 Reagan Avenue, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901.

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