He was born April 8, 1977, at Fort Scott to Jerry and Janey (Bradshaw) Beachner.
He grew up and attended schools in St. Paul. While in high school he was active in sports and was class president for four years. He graduated in 1995. He attended Pittsburg State University.
He was a construction worker and had worked for Beachner Construction in St. Paul, Earl May Nursery in Kansas City, JRB Industries in Parsons and Mission Construction in St. Paul.
He found the most enjoyment when spending time with his son. He also enjoyed riding four-wheelers, archery and classic cars.
He was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church. He had a great devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and prayed the rosary frequently.
Survivors a son, Tavin Allen Joseph Beachner of Belton, Mo., his parents, Jerry and Janey Beachner of St. Paul; three brothers, James Beachner and his wife, Becky, of Parsons, Tom Beachner and his wife, Debbie, of Olathe and Michael Beachner and his wife, Angela, of St. Paul; three sisters, Suzie Diskin and her husband, Terry, of St. Paul, Joan Shannon and her husband, John, of Alexandria, Va., Annette Treiber and her husband, Bill, of St. Paul; 21 nieces and nephews; and his godparents, Herb and Doris Jean Moses.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Fred and Anna Beachner; maternal grandparents, Lawrence and Pauline Bradshaw; and a niece, Leslie Treiber.
There will be a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Catholic Church in St. Paul. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Francis. The family will receive friends following the rosary.
Memorials are suggested to the Tavin Beachner Educational Fund or the St. Francis Parish School of Religion Fund and may be left at or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, 67357.