Paul Garnett Beahm, 56, passed away on October 28, 2018 at his home in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Paul was born on April 10, 1962 in Limestone, Maine to George and Noriko Beahm. He graduated from Denbigh High School in Newport News, Virginia. He married Abbey G. Beahm on September 4, 1994 in Waupaca, Wisconsin.
He began his professional career as an insurance salesman for John Hancock, and subsequently worked as a carpenter. His passion, and the bulk of his professional life’s work, was in the TV and film industry. A member of Screen Actors Guild, Paul worked as a stunt technician, a stuntman, a prop maker, and general foreman. He was a stuntman Fear Factor for two seasons, and worked in various capacities on productions for HBO, NBC, and other networks. His motion picture credits included, among others, Windtalkers, Mortal Combat, Sommersby, The Last of the Mohicans, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
A longtime resident of southern California, he later moved to Cary, North Carolina, permanently settling in nearby Raleigh.
Predeceased by his parents, George and Noriko Beahm, Paul is survived by his wife Abbey, his son Seth, and daughter Hannah; his siblings (and spouses): Lucy (Robert), Nancy (Richard), Norma (David), Janet, George (Mary); and many nephews and nieces.
He was an active member of Hope Community Church where he was actively involved with a small group program.
The funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM on November 3, 2018 at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, in Cary, North Carolina; Reverend Richard Purnell of Hope Community Church will officiate.
Paul’s family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the hospice center Transitions LifeCare, and New Hope Church.
BEAHM, Paul (Paul Garnett Beahm)
Born: 4/10/1962, Limestone, Maine, U.S.A.
Died: 10/28/2018, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A.
Paul Beahm’ westerns – stunt coordinator, stuntman actor:
The Last of the Mohicans – 1992 [stunts]
Sommersby – 1993 [stunt coordinator, stunts]
Raven Hawk (TV) – 1996 (deputy)