Born in Hannibal,he was a son of the late George and Sophia (Wadas)
Beshures and was a graduate of the Oswego High School.
Mr. Beshures was a veteran of the United States Air Force servivng for over 20
He was employed with Miller's Brewery for 8 years and later retired as the head
mechanic from St.Peter's Cemetery.
He was a member of the VFW #5885 and the American Legion #268.
William was an avid bowler who loved archery and hunting.
He will be remembered as a loving husband,father,and grandfather.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, the former Lois Engle,two daughters,Terri
(James) DeBiase of Oswego,Marie Beshures of Ithaca,three sons,William ( Mary Beth)
Beshures Jr. of Webster,James Beshures of Baldwinsville,Dennis Beshures
of Ithaca,two sisters,Fay M. Axtell of Fulton,Helen (Robert) Colasanti of
Kentucky,13 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his brothers,Edgar and George Beshures.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 from the Oswego Center Methodist
Burial will be in Fairdale Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Oswego Center Methodist Church on Wednesday from 9:30- 11:00 prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers,contributions may be made to the Oswego Center Methodist
Church or Oswego County Hospice.