John Carl Dean Beaumont

John Carl Dean Beaumont, 73, of West Point, Iowa, passed away at 8:46 p.m. Monday, July 31, 2023 at the West Point Care Center.

Born on December 25, 1949 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, the son of Carl E. and Carma (Drake) Beaumont. He married Barbara Goerlich in Berlin, Germany, she preceded him in death on June 18, 1995.

He is survived by two brothers-in law: Raymond “Red” Wellman of West Point and Peter Goerlich of Berlin, Germany. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara; three brothers: Alan, Roger, and Donald; one sister Carla; one sister-in-law Eva Wellman; and one brother-in-law Walter.

John retired from the United Staes Army after 25 years of service. After retirement he moved to West Point and worked security for Securitas.

His body has been entrusted to Schmitz Funeral Home for cremation.

A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, August 4, 2023 at Calvary Cemetery in West Point with full Military Rites by the Holtz-Geers American Legion Post #668.

Memorials may be made to the West Point Fire and Rescue and can be mailed to Schmitz Funeral Home P.O. Box 22, West Point, Iowa 52656.

Schmitz Funeral Home of West Point is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at