Roy E. Beaver Sr., 56, of Marietta, passed away Monday (Oct. 29, 2012) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Parkersburg on April 21, 1956, to Bryan and Anna Marie (Stewart) Beaver. Roy was a boiler technician and worked in many of the buildings in downtown Marietta. He enjoyed watching baseball and was a NY Yankee's fan. Roy loved working on cars and helping others.
On Oct. 17, 1998 he married Michele who survives with his children: Anna Kemenah (Brian) of Charleston, Bryan (Paula) Beaver, Betty Sue Lowther (Kevin) Shawn Reese (Ruby), Amy Reese, Austin Ide (Michaella), Roy Beaver Jr., CheyAnna Beaver and Isaiah Beaver all of Marietta. Also surviving are 16 grandchildren, a great-granddaughter and a brother, Jeff Beaver (Kathy) of Marietta.
In addition to his parents a sister, Kay Stewart preceded Roy in death.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday (Nov. 3) at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Nichols officiating. Calling hours will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday with the family present to greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.mslfuneralhome.com.