Edward E. Beaver, 86, of Marietta, passed away on Tuesday (March 5, 2013) at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on Oct. 29, 1926, at Beavertown, Ohio, the son of Bryan G. Beaver Sr. and Alice E. Spurr Beaver.
Edward was an Army World War II veteran. He was self-employed and had worked for the Washington-Morgan County Community Action.
He married Alma Beaver who preceded him in death. He is survived by one son and three daughters, Edward L. (Gala) Beaver, Beverly (Doyle) Mendenhall, Christine (Michael) Smith, Melissa (Alfred) Mugrage; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Michael Beaver; two brothers, Bryan Jr. and Danford Beaver.
Friends may call at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home from 4 until 8 p.m. on Thursday evening (March 7). Military services will be held at the funeral home at 8 p.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.lankfordfh.com.