William C. Beadling, 93, of Washington, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Southmont of Presbyterian SeniorCare.
He was born April 13, 1921, in Canonsburg, a son of the late John W. and Dora Pratton Beadling.
Mr. Beadling owned a garage in Eighty Four, where he repaired wrecked automobiles to look like new. He retired from Cooper Industries in 1984.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army
and was honorably discharged October 24, 1942.
Mr. Beadling received good care for three years in Personal Care at Evergreen, Washington. In 2012, he was moved to Southmont of Presbyterian SeniorCare, where he also received excellent care.
He will be missed by his beloved chihuahua, "Little Bit."
On January 6, 1941, he married Ethel Wicks, who died January 22, 2007.
Surviving are two daughters, June (George) Simpson and Leona (Duane) DeWalt, both of Washington; a brother, Richard (Ginger) Beadling of Florida; eight grandchildren, Michael (Denise) Dhans, Bob Dhans, Paulet (Craig) Dhans Lang, Bernadette Dhans, Tammy (Patrick) Simpson Johnson, Robert (Jessica) Beadling, Wendi Jo (Ray) Beadling Jacobs and Chad William Beadling; 12 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces; a nephew; and a sister-in-law, Mary Beadling of Texas.
Deceased are a son, William J. Beadling; a daughter and son, at birth; two brothers, Charles and Francis Beadling; and a sister, Shirley Coffey Junkins.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no visitation. A memorial service and inurnment in Emmanuel Presbyterian Church Cemetery will occur at a later date, at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to NRA, NRA Processing Center, P.O. Box 420648, Palm Coast, FL 32142-0648, or to Washington Area Humane Society, 1527 Route 136, Eighty Four, PA 15330, or to Heartland Hospice Care, 750 Holiday Drive, Suite 110, Foster Plaza No. 9, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com