Richie Beeler was appointed to the Knox County Commission on December 5, 2018 to fulfill the remainder of the term of Dave Wright, after Commissioner Wright was elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives.
Richie was born and raised in the Gibbs community where he has lived his entire life, graduating from Gibbs High School in 1983. Known to many as the “voice of the Eagles,” he has served in various capacities, including a statistician and public address announcer for the Gibbs High football, basketball and baseball teams since 1981. After working in the Knox County Register of Deeds office for 31 years, Richie joined the staff of Fairview Baptist Church as their NextGen Pastor in June 2017.
In addition to his love for Gibbs Eagle sports, Richie is also an avid Vols and Chicago Cubs fan. He resides at 8313 Clapps Chapel Road in the Graveston community where his family has lived for seven generations.