Coach Rusty Beasley Memorial at Jacky Jones Field

Toombs County High School baseball coach Brian Fitzgerald speaks

Toombs County High School coach Rusty Beasley was remembered at Memorial Service at Jacky Jones Field. Beasley, who coached at Tattnall County, Bryan County and Metter, joined the Toombs County High School family for the 2014-15 school year. Beasley was an assistant football and baseball coach.

Beasley was remembered, by all, as a coach who placed others above himself and as a religious man who followed that path each and every day.

Balloon release

From Kennedy Brannen Funeral Home

William “Rusty” Beasley, 46, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. The Candler County native was born October 21, 1970 and had lived in Metter all his life. He was a school teacher and coach for Toombs County High School and loved sports. He was the leader of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the coach for the 4th place state baseball team of Toombs County High School and a member of the Faith Ministries Freewill Baptist Church.
He is survived by:
Mother, Nancy Crosby (Tony) of Metter, Georgia
Brother, Travis Crosby (Lenna) of Leander, Texas
Nieces, Savannah and Taylor Crosby
Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Kennedy-Brannen Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the Metter – 8 gymnasium with Rev. Johnny Beasley and Rev. Steven Toole officiating. Burial will follow in the Lake Cemetery.