Ralph B. Beardsley
88, Carmel, IN, passed away on July 15, 2013. Born in Cleveland Heights August 21, 1924. A graduate from US Merchant Marine Academy, at Kings Point. Served in WWII and Korean War. Retired from Diamond Chain of Indianapolis as vice president of operations. An avid golfer since age 10 and member and past president of Hillcrest Country Club. He is survived by wife of 67 years Betty Beardsley, daughter Christine Davis, niece Jackie DeLozier, three grandchildren and four great grandsons. Preceded in death son, PFC Jeffrey R. Beardsley, sister Thelma Davidson and son-in-law Rick A. Davis. Visitation will be at Flanner and Buchanan - Carmel Thursday, July 18 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Friday July 19 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., with service beginning at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be in Carmel Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Hillcrest Historic Foundation 6098 Fall Creek Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46220. Ralph's family would like to thank the nurses and staff of the PCU at IU North Hospital for their kindness and compassionate care.