Charles (Charlie) Beer, Jr., of Lawrenceville, born on Jan. 6, 1934, in DuBois, to Charles and Amy (Christian) Beer, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 after a lengthy illness.
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He worked in the Engineering Department of Ingersoll Rand in Painted Post, N.Y., for 34 years and at Ingersoll Rand in Davidson, N.C., retiring there after six years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Joann (Kitchen) Beer.They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 25 of this year.
Charles is also survived by two sons, Charles III (Debbie) Beer of Caton, N.Y., Donald (Tricia) Beer of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; a daughter, Debbie (Roger) Hills of Lawrenceville; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was a long time member of the East Lindley Baptist Church in Lindley, N.Y. where he served on the Deacon's Board, as a Trustee, Sunday School teacher, Vacation Bible School teacher and treasurer. Charles enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling. His main love was his family. He liked spending time at their summer home in Cross Fork.
A memorial service will be held at the East Lindley Baptist Church, Tannery Creek Road, Lindley, N.Y. on Thursday, April 24, at 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be given to East Lindley Baptist Church, 10039 Tannery Creek Road, Corning, N.Y., 14830 or Guthrie Hospice, 421 Tomahawk Road, Towanda, Pa. 18848. Arrangements are entrusted to Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main Street, Mansfield. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com
Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel
637 S. Main St. Mansfield, PA 16933
Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from Apr. 22 to Apr. 28, 2014