YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – George L. Beatty, 80 passed away peacefully Sunday evening, November 24, 2019, at his home.
He was born February 23, 1939 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, a son of Harry and Josephine Flick Beatty.
George attended Woodrow Wilson High School
He worked for several steel companies in the area. In 2007, George retired as a pump operator for the Mahoning Valley Sanitary District.
He was a member of Faith Community Church and enjoyed bowling, belonging to several leagues.
His wife the former Lois S. Sparks, whom he married October 16, 1965, passed away April 26, 2008.
He leaves to cherish his memory his children, George L. Beatty II, Robin Reiner and Paula (Doug Ewing) Beatty; grandchildren, Denise Marie (Roberto Mendoza) Beatty, Kristin (Tim) Gibson, George Beatty III and Ryan Reiner and great-grandchildren, Ava, Aaron, Anthony, Lola and Daisey.
Besides his parents and wife, George is preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Ann Beatty and brothers, Jack (Pat) Beatty and Harold (Patty) Beatty.
Friends may call from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, 2019 and from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019 at the Fox Funeral Home, 4700 Market Street in Boardman.
Funeral services will be officiated by Pastor Mike Zabel at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019 at the funeral home.
Interment will take place at Lake Park Cemetery.
Material tributes can be made in George’s memory to the Food Pantry at Faith Community Church, 1919 East Midlothian Boulevard in Youngstown.
To send flowers to George’s family, please visit our floral section.
A television tribute will air Monday, December 2 at the following approximate times: 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.