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Bill “Big B” Beardsley Passes

June 14th, 2011
Bill “Big B” Beardsley passed away early on the morning of Saturday, June 11 at his home in Arizona following a long battle with cancer that he chose to keep confidential. His wife, Teresa, his son Bill Jr. and his daughters Terry and Connie were with him at the time of his death. The family will provide details on a yet-to-be scheduled celebration of Big B’s life later this month. Big B and his family have asked that remembrances in his name be directed to the ICAS Foundation Family Fund. Members of the air show family who wish to express their condolences to Teresa Beardsley can reach her at 12578 North Gentle Rain Drive, Marana, Arizona 85658 or by e-mail at tbeards101@aol.com. Friends and family of Big B are encouraging the air show community to use this page on the AirShowBuzz.Com website to post your thoughts and recollections about Big B. Big B is pictured here with Patty Wagstaff for whom he crewed periodically during the last several years.