David R. Beaty, 84, resident of 74 Taylor Lane husband of Sarah Suber Beaty died Sunday April 29, 2007 at his home.
Born in Abbeville Co. SC he was a son of the late Sadler M. and Grace Young Beaty.
Mr. Beaty was a World War II Army veteran having served as a First Sergeant in the campaigns of Company "B" 1304 Engineers in Burma and India. He was a retired U.S. Postal Employee and a farmer. His community involvement included being a Past District Governor of the State Lions Club, serving as President of Abbeville Lions Club, Abbeville Cattlemen's Association and Abbeville Farm Bureau; he was a longtime member and officer at the Abbeville ARP Church.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 60 years, Sarah Suber Beaty, of the home; his son, Archie Beaty and his wife Kimberly of Abbeville, SC; 3 grandsons James, Jason and Brandon Beaty.
Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday May 1st, 2007 at 2:00 PM in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens with the Rev. Tommy Cartledge officiating with Military rites to follow.
The body is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home. The family will recieve friends Tuesday afternoon after the graveside services at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. The family is at the home 74 Taylor Lane Abbeville, SC.
Active pallbearers will be Wes McAllister, Riley McLane, Mike Fowler, Richard Cocchia, Butch Price and Bill Barksdale. Honorary pallbearers will be James "Pete" Vinson, Jim Jones and Charles Williams.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 408 West Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646.