Former Cocoa Beach Mayor Dr. Skip Beeler Passes Away, Was Medical Director of KSC for 22 Years

By  //  August 25, 2019

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A celebration of life ceremony set September 6 at the Cocoa Beach Country Club

Dr. Skip Beeler, 66, passed away peacefully from bile duct cancer on Sunday, August 18, 2019, at his home in Cocoa Beach. Skip served his community as a physician in local emergency rooms and clinics, as Medical Director of Kennedy Space Center for 22 years, and as Mayor of Cocoa Beach from 2002-2012.

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – Dr. Skip Beeler, 66, passed away peacefully from bile duct cancer on Sunday, August 18, 2019, at his home in Cocoa Beach.

Dr. Beeler is survived by his wife of 41 years, Teri and their children Sean, of Jacksonville Beach, Tess and husband Brad of Salt Lake City, Utah, sister Stacy and husband Darren Horst of Fernandina Beach and four grand-dogs.

He was predeceased by his parents Pat and Lee Beeler, his niece Erin Horst, and nephew Max Schlueter.

Dr. Beeler served his community as a physician in local emergency rooms and clinics, as Medical Director of Kennedy Space Center for 22 years, and as Mayor of Cocoa Beach from 2002-2012.

From founding the area’s first “doc-in-a-box,” to directing KSC’s Health Services, to leading Brevard’s best-known city, to enduring the Paris-Brest-Paris cycling marathon, Dr. Beeler always loved a challenge.

A celebration of life ceremony will be held Friday, September 6 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Cocoa Beach Country Club.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Erin’s Hope for Friends or the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation. You may sign Dr. Beeler’s guestbook at BeckmanWilliamson.com

Dr. Skip Beeler appeared on the cover of the October 2007 edition of Space Coast Medicine magazine. From founding the area’s first “doc-in-a-box,” to directing KSC’s Health Services, to leading Brevard’s best-known city, to enduring the Paris-Brest-Paris cycling marathon, Dr. Beeler loved a challenge.

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