ForeverMissed
On Wednesday, June 16, 2021, James Beauchamp, loving father of two, passed away at the age of thirty-three. After battling depression and chronic pain for many years, he succumbed to these afflictions. James was born on February 14, 1988, in Phoenix, AZ, to David and Kay Beauchamp.  
James served honorably in the US Army from 2008-2011.  Injuries sustained in the Army left him a disabled Veteran. After his discharge, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from Grand Canyon University with a BS in Psychology and then completed his Master’s in Counseling at Regis University. In his personal life and his profession, he was passionate about helping others suffering from mental health problems and was a vocal advocate for men’s and children’s mental health.
James will be remembered for being an amazing and dedicated father and a fiercely loyal friend to many. He always welcomed any friend in need into his home and made himself readily available to anyone who needed someone to listen. In recent years, he made his home in Colorado Springs where he loved hiking through nature with his children and dogs.
James was preceded in death by his grandparents and his beloved dog, Jobey. He is survived by his children Davian and Aceline, their mother Jenni Anne Zeman, his brother Robert, his twin sister Barbara, his parents, and his dogs Buck and Buddha.
A funeral service will be held at the Shrine of Remembrance in Colorado Springs on Thursday, June 24th at 10 am with a visitation service on Wednesday, June 23rd from 5-7 pm.
(Shrine of Remembrance 1730 East Fountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO 80910)
A funeral mass will be held on July 1st at 10 am at Our Lady of the Angels Church at the Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale, AZ  
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mission22 or the Crisis Text Line.

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Posted by Vince Deiuliis on July 1, 2021
We met James for the first time at Kristin and Rob's Wedding about 13 years ago and have followed his life, as if he were immediate family. Our contact with him has been very spotty over the subsequent years, but I remember him to be one of the most engaging young men I ever met. Long after we parted ways, I repeated my exclamations that he "was so fun to talk to and so full of life".
James had a way about him....an aura...a glow that few people posses. We came to learn over the years that we were not the only ones to see this special spirit. We learned that he had amassed a wide collection of friends and acquaintances; all of whom basked in his glow. I can only feel for those close to him; his family, his friends and his work acquaintances....those who will no longer be able to warm themselves by his fire. God does not make many of these special people and when they are called, it is tortuous to those left behind.
May he be smiling in Heaven with that big, endearing, electric smile...and when some of the sorrow subsides, may his memory continue to bring happiness to those he left behind. May God bless his life, his soul, and his family.
Vince and Terri Deiuliis
Posted by Kathleen Beauchamp on June 22, 2021
For my cousin and dear friend. James, you always amazed people with your intelligence, humor, and compassion. From wowing the professors to creating lasting friendships with strangers, everyone who met you was changed by those interactions. I had hoped that Dan would have more time to get to know you and that finishing my degree would give us more chances to see you. I will miss our talks, your wit, hugs, and your laugh.
Rest easy, James.
Love,
Kathleen and Dan
Posted by Thomas Doroff on June 22, 2021
On behalf of all of us at Regis University Counseling and Family Therapy, where James completed his Masters in Counseling degree, we send the family our prayers and love, and memories of James as having a such a big heart, and strong shoulders that he wanted to carry the weight of suffering of so many . . . he will be missed by many he served in the mental health field, and missed by those of us who got to know him in the classroom, clinic, and hallways. He had a deep impact on me, challenged my thinking, and helped me see pain that only he could see from his eyes . . . a gift in our classroom. Thomas Doroff, chair of the Department of Counseling
Posted by Robert Petitti on June 21, 2021
The years have kept our family apart. Recently I’ve been reunited with the Beauchamp clan. Time was not kind to us. Now your Aunt Christine will be waiting for you. Then your grandparents. I’ll remember you as a fun little kid. God Bless.
Posted by Melissa Beauchamp on June 20, 2021
For a very special nephew. The many friendships James developed over the years attested to his love for others. I am going to miss our discussions. I had hoped with my upcoming retirement to spend time in Colorado visiting with James and his children plus the friends I have made working with the Microchip CSO staff. My CSO visits will now be a bit empty as James will not be there.
We are missing you Jamie boy.
Love Uncle Bruce and Aunt Missy

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Posted by Vince Deiuliis on July 1, 2021
We met James for the first time at Kristin and Rob's Wedding about 13 years ago and have followed his life, as if he were immediate family. Our contact with him has been very spotty over the subsequent years, but I remember him to be one of the most engaging young men I ever met. Long after we parted ways, I repeated my exclamations that he "was so fun to talk to and so full of life".
James had a way about him....an aura...a glow that few people posses. We came to learn over the years that we were not the only ones to see this special spirit. We learned that he had amassed a wide collection of friends and acquaintances; all of whom basked in his glow. I can only feel for those close to him; his family, his friends and his work acquaintances....those who will no longer be able to warm themselves by his fire. God does not make many of these special people and when they are called, it is tortuous to those left behind.
May he be smiling in Heaven with that big, endearing, electric smile...and when some of the sorrow subsides, may his memory continue to bring happiness to those he left behind. May God bless his life, his soul, and his family.
Vince and Terri Deiuliis
Posted by Kathleen Beauchamp on June 22, 2021
For my cousin and dear friend. James, you always amazed people with your intelligence, humor, and compassion. From wowing the professors to creating lasting friendships with strangers, everyone who met you was changed by those interactions. I had hoped that Dan would have more time to get to know you and that finishing my degree would give us more chances to see you. I will miss our talks, your wit, hugs, and your laugh.
Rest easy, James.
Love,
Kathleen and Dan
Posted by Thomas Doroff on June 22, 2021
On behalf of all of us at Regis University Counseling and Family Therapy, where James completed his Masters in Counseling degree, we send the family our prayers and love, and memories of James as having a such a big heart, and strong shoulders that he wanted to carry the weight of suffering of so many . . . he will be missed by many he served in the mental health field, and missed by those of us who got to know him in the classroom, clinic, and hallways. He had a deep impact on me, challenged my thinking, and helped me see pain that only he could see from his eyes . . . a gift in our classroom. Thomas Doroff, chair of the Department of Counseling
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