Jesse Buddy Beamon
Jesse "Buddy" Beamon was a dear friend to many, and friendly to all in Haines City, Florida and its namesake high school. He was a beloved brother, cousin, uncle, son, friend, co-worker, classmate, and friend.
A few years after highschool he decided to enlist and serve. Thus, he entered the U.S. Navy and became a hospital corpsman (HN). Tragically, he was killed in action on his first deployment. Overseas, in Lebanon...on a peacekeeping mission. He was survived by his wife and their soon to be born son. RIP Jesse W. Beamon, HN, U.S.Navy. October 22, 1960 - October 23, 1983.