Lemoine Denver Beers, age 78, of Copperas Cove, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, in Killeen. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 25, 2021, at First Baptist Church of Copperas Cove.
Lemoine “Lee” was born on October 13, 1942 in Blandburg, PA to the late Denver and Laudelle Gallagher Beers. He was a part of the 1960 class of Reade Township in PA. After high school, he was a chef at an Italian restaurant before joining the United States Army in 1966. He served in Korea, Vietnam and in Germany. His service led to him being medically discharged with honors. Lee was the recipient of the Purple Heart, Vietnam Service Medal, Cross of Gallantry, and many other awards. In June of 1966 he met Sandra Pitzen while they were both stationed at Fort Mead in Maryland. They married just a few weeks later as he was leaving to serve in Vietnam. Lee was an avid hunter and would jump at the chance to hunt anything! He was a member of First Baptist Church in Copperas Cove.
Lee was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Eugene Beers; two sisters, Peggy Booterbaugh and Frances Simmons.
Lee is survived by his wife of 55 years, Sandra Beers; children, Lemoine Denver Beers II and wife, Amy, Lesa Baker and husband, Chris; sister, Etta Shank; and two granddaughters, Hayleah and Mikayla Baker.