Trevor Lee Beardsley, 41, of Traverse City, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 25, 2018 along with his beloved black lab Ruby. Trevor was born March 7, 1976 in Traverse City, to Robin Leroy and Patsy Lee (Hardy) Beardsley.
Trevor graduated from Traverse City High School in 1994 and later worked as a sheet metal worker for Local 7, then became a mechanical contractor owning his own HVAC business.
He had a wonderful and genuine heartfelt smile that would lighten the spirits of everyone he met and knew. He was free spirited with a kind and gentle heart and would always be there to generously help out in any situation and for any reason. He loved his family and many friends and they loved him.
Trevor had a passion for snowboarding, boating and kayaking, fishing, bonfires and being outdoors sharing a beer with his family and his many friends. Trevor was secure in his faith and proud of being baptized at New Hope Community Church in 2011.
He is survived by his mother, Patsy Lee Beardsley and father; Robin "Rob" Leroy (Gayle Lautner) Beardsley; brother, Brandon (Jamie Sharpe) Beardsley; nephew, Lucas Beardsley and Andrew; grandmother, Dorothy Stone.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Elsie and Leonard Beardsley and Gordon Hardy; and stepfather, Morley Stone.
A memorial service will be held on Feb. 3, at 2 p.m. at the New Hope Community Church in Williamsburg, with visitation held one hour prior at 1 p.m. A luncheon will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, you may direct memorial contributions in Trevor's name c/o Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home or 4Front Credit Union, for a monument to be placed near the river.
Please share your thoughts and memories with Trevor's family by way of his online guestbook at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on January 30, 2018