Charles W. Beatty Sr., 80

September 02, 2009

JULY 21, 1929-SEPT. 1, 2009

CASCADE, Md. - Charles Warren Beatty Sr., 80, of Cascade, and formerly of Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Born July 21, 1929, in Mercersburg, Pa., to the late John Kenneth and Beulah Indiana Gordon Beatty.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Marie "Dot" Ardinger Beatty, in 2002.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was employed by Mack Trucks Inc. of Hagerstown until his retirement.

He was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church, Williamsport, Md.

He was a member of Eagles Inc. of Waynesboro, Pa., and American Legion Post No. 239, Cascade.

Survivors include son, Charles W. Beatty Jr. of Cascade; daughter, Cathy Houser of Fayetteville, Pa.; stepson, Roger Shank of Arizona; brother, Ronald Beatty of Greencastle, Pa.; sister, Nancy Bingaman of Greencastle; sister, Joyce Stepler of St. Thomas, Pa.; sister, Susan Mosher of Illinois; sister, Cindy Harclerode of Greencastle; and five grandchildren.


He was predeceased by one sister, Pauline Sheffield; and one brother, Jeffrey Beatty.

A memorial service will be held at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. James E. Swecker officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to John R. Marsh Cancer Center, 11110 Medical Campus Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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