Michael A Beyer, 60

Michael A Beyer, 60, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Gambrills, Md., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at home on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. He was born in Baltimore, Md., on Aug. 30, 1959, son of the late George Robert Beyer Sr. and Patricia Kahala (Pule) Beyer.

Beyer was a graduate of Mount Saint Joseph High school in Baltimore, Md. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1978 to 1985. He worked as a cabinetmaker, and enjoyed working with his hands and creating beautiful pieces of woodwork. He attended church at The Crossing in Lewes, Del., and was a member of Mason Dixon VFW Post 7234 in Ocean View, Del.

He was an easy-going, kindhearted soul who lived a contented life. He loved to talk and had the ability to strike up a conversation with anyone. He loved fishing, playing tennis and spending time with those he loved.

Beyer is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 31 years, Sherry (Chesky) Creed-Beyer; six children whom he loved dearly, Jennifer Valerio and her husband, Bryan, Michael Beyer Jr. and his wife, Tera, Brian Beyer and his wife, Karie, Matthew Creed and his wife, Heather, Amanda Baker and her husband, Mike, and Matthew Beyer; 16 grandchildren; his five siblings, Patricia Anderson, Carolyn Schopman, Tim Beyer, Richard Beyer and George Beyer Jr.; and many nieces, nephews and beloved friends.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., with visitation starting at 10 a.m., on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Melson Funeral Services, 38040 Muddy Neck Road, Ocean View Del. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial donations to help defray funeral expenses to Melson Funeral Services; P.O. Box 100; Frankford, DE 19945. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.