Age of 73, passed away October 25, 2023. He was born January 4, 1950, in Lansing, Michigan, to William and Dorothy Beam. After his tour in the Navy, Tim graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Photography and Criminal Justice. He also retired from General Motors Corp., where he worked as a Team Coordinator and Parts Transporter. With all of his passions, Tim was a track photographer for Spartan Speedway and an actor in local films and theater. He enjoyed motorcycles and building models. Tim also had a great affection for planes, which transported him to the skies with flight lessons. He had a deep love for cats, dogs and horses, but cared for all animals. Tim loved to karaoke! He attempted to set a world record for singing in over 500 consecutive daily events. In his most recent years, Tim’s love for food and cooking never ceased. Surviving Relatives: his son, William (Stephanie) Beam; brother, Raymond Beam; sister, Dena Johnson; and former wife, Claudia (Gary) Hultgren. His family wishes to thank his caretakers and friends for their love and care during his final days. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at Christ Community Church, 227 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing, where his family will receive friends beginning at 12:00 noon. Metered parking is available. An afternoon dinner will also be provided at the VFW around 3:30PM, located at 123 N. Rosemary St., in Lansing. Please join us in honoring Tim, by bringing dessert and singing some karaoke. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Capital Area Humane Society, in the memory of W. Tim Beam. Online condolences may be left for his family at www.estesleadley.com.