Paul S. Beatty, of Jackson, Ohio, transitioned into heaven on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. He was born in Jackson County, Ohio on Feb. 9, 1934 to the late Allen Lloyd Beatty and Anna Fair (Ward) Beatty.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two children, Judy and Barry Beatty; and sisters, Phyllis Turner and Earlene Beatty.
He retired from Ford Motor Co. in Avon Lake, Ohio after 31 years and Appalachia Realty in Jackson after 18 years. He was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Jackson and was a member of the Masons, Jackson Trowel Lodge 132.
Paul is survived by his wife of 25 years, Betty (Ridge) Beatty; son, Ken (Sandie) Beatty; daughter, Tami Frye; brothers, Earl (Nancy) Beatty and Ralph (Marilyn) Beatty; sister, Doris (Terry) Yinger; stepchildren, Brenda (Joel) Goodnough and Mark (Mary) Riegel; grandchildren: Brittany (Santos) Collazo, Erik (Kathleen) Beatty, Deanna (Mike) Straw, Leah White, Maggi Frye, Rachel (Justin) McCurley, Tyson Riegel and Tara Riegel Riley, and Lena Goodnough; great-grandchildren: Lauryn, Nathan and Logan Collazo, Ryan and Ashley Beatty and Walker McCurley; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home on Friday, Dec. 14 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jay Madigan and Rev. Janie Karl officiating. Burial will follow at Buckeye Cemetery. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. prior to the service on Friday and on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. with Masonic Service by Trowel Lodge #132 F&AM at 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Christ United Methodist Church at 150 Portsmouth St., Jackson, Ohio 45640.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home in Jackson. Condolences may be sent to www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com