James F. Beer (1941 - 2014)

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James F. Beer, 73, Pensacola, Fla., formerly of DuBois, passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born Sept. 6, 1941, in Youngstown, Ohio, he was the son of the late James and Sadie Alsbaugh Beer.
James was retired from the United States Air Force. He had done tours in Korea, Thailand, England and Panama Canal Zone. He also worked for the Department of Defense, Youngstown Air Rescue Station and St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio.
He was a member of Boone Town Church and Treasure Lake Church.
He was the past commander of the VFW in Youngstown, Ohio; Amvets, Masons and Shriners.
James enjoyed fishing, bowling, hunting, traveling and participating on a rifle team.
He was an avid Steeler, Pirates and Red Sox fan.
He is survived by his three children: Tracy and her husband, Robert Morrison of Youngstown, Ohio, Sandy Scott and her fiancé, Shawn Fox, of Beloit, Ohio, and James Beer Jr. and his wife, Nicole, of Salem, Ohio; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; his significant other of 10 years, Billie Brown; a brother, Fred and his wife, Darlene Beer, of Erie; and a half-sister, Anna of Rochester, N.Y.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Beer; and sister-in-law, Mary Lou.
Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. today (Friday, Oct. 3), at the Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel Inc., DuBois. An additional hour of viewing will be held from noon until the hour of service Saturday. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the funeral home with Pastor Mick Ent officiating. Burial will be in Boone Mountain Cemetery. Full military honors will be accorded by the member of the VFW Post 813 at the cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Boone Mountain Church, Sabula.
Online condolences can be made at www.mohneyyargarfuneralchapel.com.
Published in The Courier Express from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc.
142 West Long Ave | Du Bois, PA 15801 | (814) 371-2521
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