Charles D. Beachley Jr., 88

JAN. 2, 1924-JUNE 20, 2012

June 26, 2012
  • Charles D. Beachley Jr.
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Charles D. Beachley Jr., 88, of Falling Waters, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Jan. 2, 1924, in Middletown, Md., Charlie was the son of the late Charles D. Beachley Sr. and Minnie (Nash) Beachley.  

Charlie was a 1941 graduate of Middletown High School.

Charlie retired as assistant comptroller of the U.S. Treasury at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md., where he worked for 37 years.

He was a member of the Martinsburg Moose Lodge, Improved Order of Red Men in Williamsport, Md., and Potomac Fish & Game Club. He was an avid horseshoe pitcher, winning many competitions, including his class at the 1980 Maryland State Championship.

Charlie was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly (Ohler) Beachley; brothers, Albert, Paul and Emmett Beachley; and first wife, Ethel (Fawley) Toms. 

He is survived by two sons, Kevin Beachley and wife, Tammy, of Smithsburg, Md., and Greg Beachley and wife, Dawn, of Middletown; two daughters, Kim Beachley of Germantown, Md., and Carol Bohn of Walkersville, Md.; one sister, Doris Shaffer of Imler, Pa.; one half brother, James Beachley of Thurmont, Md.; one half sister, Patricia Shank of Frederick; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and many good friends.

A memorial service and reception will be Saturday, June 30, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Christ Reformed United Church of Christ, 12 S. Church St., Middletown.

In lieu of flowers, Charlie would like for donations to be made to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition at

Arrangements were made by Rosedale Funeral Home, Martinsburg. Online condolences may be sent to

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