In Memory

Eugene Beeman(English Teacher)

Eugene Beeman (Faculty)

Eugene Beeman

deceased  March 8, 1987...... 73...One of the original members of the faculty at Northeast High School. Band director for 15 years. (Mr. B.)
died of a heart attack at Lake Seminole Hospital, Seminole, Fl.  Heart problems lead to Mr. Beeman stepping down as band director in 1969, but he remained at Northeast as a teacher of English and head of the English Department untill his retirement in 1976.
 
IN 1961 "Mr B" was choosen by School Musician magazine as one of the 10 top directors in the country.
 
Born in Kansas City,Mo. Bachelor degree from KSTC and a master of ed degree fromUof KC (now the U of Missouri @ KC). Came to St Pete in 1953.
After retirement he was minister of music at the Church By The Sea.  He was Married with 3 sons and a grandson. Buriel at Church By the Sea.



 
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10/02/11 07:26 PM #1    

Dennis Bucciero

Mr Beeman was more than a band teacher, he was more like a father to many in band.  He was such a tender and kind hearted soul.  Of all my teachers thoughout school, he is the one I remember the most.  Rest in peace Sir.


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