In Memory of







Obituary for Charles " Chris" Wesley Beadle, II

Charles “Chris” Wesley Beadle II, of Pearland, age 64 passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on September 1, 2023 due to complications from a chronic illness. He was born March 26, 1959 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After graduating from the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, Chris moved to Houston. Chris worked for Houston Independent School District as a teacher for 31 years. In his retirement, he worked with UT Health and Baylor College of Medicine, helping to train future doctors and medical professionals.

Throughout the years he enjoyed spending time by his pool with family and friends, as well as traveling, playing pool, dancing, and science fiction. Chris loved hosting guests and making everyone feel welcomed, with his warm demeanor, outgoing personality, and witty sense of humor.

Chris is survived by his husband, Justin Gaston, and will be missed by his sisters, Darcy (Laura) Beadle, Jill (Rick) Beadle, and Nichole (Mark) McClain, his closest cousin, Lorie “Cuz” Rau, best friend Michael (Edwin) McDonald, as well as his nieces, nephews and longtime friends.

We ask that friends and family join us in a celebration of his life on September 16th, 2023 at 1pm. Please contact Justin directly for location details. At his request, Donald Trump is not invited! In lieu of flowers we ask that you do a kindness for a stranger in honor of Chris.