Charles Paul Bee, 84, of Vincent, Ohio, passed away at home on June 10, 2014.
He was born in Shinnston, W.Va., son of Charles Ralph Bee and Lillie Mae Skiles Bee.
Paul previously worked as a coal miner and truck driver at Ray C. Call in Marietta, along with his son, Rod, and as a volunteer with Williamstown Fire Department and held a paid position with the Salem Fire Department. He later worked at Marietta Mack until he retired to do apartment upkeep at the Tennis Center Drive apartments and as a janitor at the Marietta First Church of the Nazarene. Paul attended the Barlow Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Doralene Isner Bee of 53 years; children, Paula Mallory, Charles Rodney Bee and Christopher Brian Bee; his parents; and six sisters, Violet Seamon, Marie Pauger, Vera Ackerman, Hazel Lester, Ester Livingston and Mary Wilson. He is survived by grandchildren, Eric (wife, Melissa) Bee, Todd (wife, Mary Ann) Bee, Troy Bee, Traci (husband, Sonny) Bailey and Becki Montgomery; and daughter-in-law, Sandra Bee; great-grandchildren, Bradley Bee, Julia Bee, Megan Bee, Brandon Bee, Caitlyn Bee, Ethan Bee, Tara Murphy, Bayli Underwood and Jordan Bailey; one great-great-grandchild, Christopher Jordan Bailey; and special great-niece and nephew, Taylor and Wyatt. Also surviving is his wife, Marjorie Deming Bee, whom he married in December 2005; her children, Lyle (wife, Bonda) Deming, Marie (husband, Kenneth) Reed and Ted Deming.
There will be a committal service for family and friends at 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 16, at Riverview Cemetery.
McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Marietta Hospice at 450 Pike Street, Suite I-1, Marietta 45750.