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Michael D Beal

1975 - 2024


 SPRING LAKE, North Carolina (formerly Atwood)  - Services for SFC Michael D Beal are Saturday, April 20, 2024, at 2 p.m. at McLemoresville United Methodist Church.

The family will receive friends on Friday at the church 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow at McLemoresville Cemetery. Pallbearers to serve are Logan Beal, Joey Cherry, Jason Compton, Billy Aldridge, Greg Camper, and Tony Mitchell. Officiating the services is Phil Williams.

He was born in Jackson, Tenn. on March 29, 1975, to Danny Joe Beal and Mary Ann Compton Smith. He was a graduate of West Carroll High School Class of 1994 and attended Lambuth University and Bethel University before deciding to join the U.S. Army.

He joined the Army in September 1996 and retired with 20 years in September 2016. He was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. While in service, he served in Bosnia, Vilseck, Germany, Kosovo, Ft. Bragg, NC, three tours in Iraq and two tours in Afghanistan, Ft. Benning, Georgia, and retired at Ft. Bliss, Texas. He was employed by Allied Solutions as a security supervisor.

He is survived by his parent,s Barry and May Ann Smith of Atwood, Danny Joe Beal of Fayetteville, North Carolina, two children, Logan Beal and Grace Beal of Fayetteville,  a special person, Patricia Beal of Fayetteville,   and Uncle Donald ( Nancy) Compton of Henderson, Tenn. and an Aunt Barbara Bell of Henderson, Tenn.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, CMDR. Don and Catherine Compton of Henderson, Tenn., paternal grandparents, Joe and Marie Beal of McKenzie, Tenn., step-grandparents, James and Marcella Smith of Atwood and stepmother, Paulette Beal of Loretto, Tenn.

If you need further assistance, please call Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home at 731-352-4848 or visit our website at brummittmckenziefuneralhome.com.