BUCKHANNON — Donald Beery, 88, of French Creek, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born Feb. 23, 1925 in French Creek, a son of the late Leonard S. and Winnfred Ward Beery. On May 24, 1948 he married Lois Crites who survives.
Also surviving are one son, Doug Beery and wife Carol of Carlisle, Pa.; one granddaughter Angela Niswonger and husband Bob of Carlisle; one great-granddaughter, Makenna Niswonger of Carlisle and many dear friends.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Camile Miller.
Mr. Beery served in the U.S. Navy for four years during World War II. He was a Protestant by faith, the owner of Pioneer Campgrounds, a lifelong member of the North American Hunting Club and a member of the American Legion Frank B. Bartlett Post 7.
Friends will be received Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 from 11:30 a.m.-noon with a memorial service to follow at noon with the Rev. Conrad Tenney officiating.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com.
Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.