Donald Beam B. 03 Mar 1933 D. 07 Mar 2015


Donald Beam was born 03 Mar 1933 in Wooster, OH. He died 07 Mar 2015 in Akron, OH. He was 82 years old.


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Donald Beam

Born 03 Mar 1933Wooster, OH
Married Catherine Mary Rothermel(PRIVATE)
Died 07 Mar 2015Akron, OH

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The Daily Record, Wooster, Ohio

WOOSTER -- Donald Beam, 82, of Wooster, died Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Akron City Hospital.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home - Sherwood Chapel, Wooster. Friends may call one hour prior to the service from 2 to 3 p.m. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be held.

Online tributes may be made at Memorial contributions may be made to Wayne County Humane Society at 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Donald was born March 3, 1933 in Wooster to Gauis and Audrey (Kessler) Beam.

He was in the United States Army and served in the Korean War where he was the recipient of the bronze metal.

He married Catherine M. (Rothermel) July 17, 1955. She passed April 7, 2011.

Donald retired from Astro Metallurgical after 30 years as an engineer. He was a member of the Holmesville American Legion, Wooster Eagles Lodge #811, and the NRA.

Donald enjoyed buying cars, trucks and motorcycles. When he lived in Holmesville, he loved to tinker with his farming equipment. Donald loved spending time with his dogs, especially Hans and his only cat, Tigger. He was always known for saying, "t hat's a tad bit high!"

Donald will be deeply missed by his children Joan Marie (Michael) Clark of Shreve and Rick (Pat) Davis of Ashland, Oregon; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother Bill (Donna) Beam.

Donald was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine, of 55 years, sons Donald G. Beam and Scott Davis, brother Bob Beam and sister Shirley Johnson.

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03 Jul 2017

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