SHEFFIELD LAKE - Donald E. Beedle, age 71, of Sheffield Lake, went home to be with his Heavenly Father and his infant son, Guy Eugene Beedle, June 13, 2014, after a long illness.
He was the devoted husband for over 52 years of Carol (nee: Saxton).
Don retired from The Ford Motor Company and was a Civil War enthusiast. He enjoyed wood carving, boating and Caffeine Free Diet Pepsi, but loved nothing more than his family.
Don was the proud father of John (Tish), Lynnette, and Charles (Laura); loving grandfather of 13 and great-grandfather of four; dear brother of Sally (Joe deceased) Croft and Raymond (LeahDon) Beedle; dearest brother-in-law of Beatrice St. Pier and Mama Mary Saxton; and uncle of many.
He was preceded in death by his parents Charles Eugene and DonnaBelle (nee: Smith) Beedle.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 16, at the Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, 23040 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake, where all are invited to share their memories and the family will receive friends from 2to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. until time of services. Burial will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, Donald's family suggest memorial contributions be made in his name to 103rd OVI Memorial Fund, 5501 E. Lake Rd., Sheffield Lake, Ohio 44054.
For online tributes and condolences please visit: www.catavolosberryfuneralhome.com.