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Duane Leon Beatson (Shove) "DJ"

August 14, 1987 — June 9, 2022

Duane Leon Beatson (Shove) "DJ"

Duane Leon Beatson,(Shove) aka Duane Jr, also known as DJ, was born on August 14, 1987, to Duane Leon Shove and Deborah Pauline Dodd (Beatson).

Sadly, on June 9th, 2022, Duane Jr's precious life ended suddenly and without provocation. 

He is survived by his mother, Deborah Dodd, his step father, Daniel Dodd and sisters Trichelle Dodd & Jenna Dodd. He also leaves behind two sons, Brennen & Christian, as well as his Grandfather Harry Beatson, Grandmother Carlena Shove & Diana Dodd. DJ has numerous uncles, aunts and cousins who also grieve in his departure. 

DJ was preceded in death by his father Duane  Shove, his sister Alyssa Christine Dodd, his Grandmother Sheileagh Leens & Grandfather Donald Shove. 

DJ was passionate about his relationship for the Lord. He unashamedly shared The Gospel of Jesus with everyone he knew and loved. He was loving, compassionate and had a tremendous heart for forgiveness.

DJ was baptized as a child and re-committed his life to the Lord on December 16, 2018.  Since then, he continually dedicated his time, love and energy to family, friends and others with a deep and whole-hearted love for the Lord. 

DJ loved and adored his sons and he had an infectious sense of humor that amplified his amazing, magnetic personality. He witnessed, created and shared, amazing loving-forever relationships.

People who knew DJ , loved DJ. He was the kind of person that people would freely admit, "This guy would literally give you the shirt off his back".

DJ was the best friend to many. He was very much loved and adored by all who knew him. 

Along with being handsome and charming. He was great at telling funny stories and instigated hilarious videos with his best friends and cousins.

He always looked forward to sharing time with family & friends, in nature, camping, four-wheeling and just being outdoors. 

During his academic years, DJ was athletic and proficient in many sports, including wrestling, basketball, softball, football and gymnastics. Throughout most of his young adult life, he enjoyed being in the gym, lifting weights.
DJ was admired by many and respected in his title role as assistant manager at Planet Fitness. 

Memorial services will be held for DJ in celebration of his life at English Funeral Chapel on Saturday, June 18, 2022,  at 1:00 pm at the 1133 N. Fourth Street in Coeur d' Alene.

These services will be recorded and streamed live. In the event the service is interrupted at any time due to technical issues, the entire service will be uploaded and available to view later in the day.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Duane Leon Beatson (Shove) "DJ", please visit our flower store.

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Funeral Service

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Starts at 1:00pm (Pacific time)

English Funeral Chapel and Crematory

1133 N. 4th St, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

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