William R. Beale

Published 12:51 pm Tuesday, July 12, 2016

BUCKHANNON, W.VA. — William R. Beale, 77, formerly of Richmond, Virginia, passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at his home.

He was born in 1939 in Southampton County, Virginia, to Samuel Beale Jr., and Clarice Brittle Beale. He is survived by his brother, Sam Beale III; one sister, Sara Snyder; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Beale was a veteran who served three tours in Vietnam and was a Bronze Star recipient.

The family would like to say a special thank-you to Mark and Crystal Carr and family and WV Hospice for their care.

To honor his wishes, he will be cremated and laid to rest in Beechwood Cemetery in Boykins, Virginia. The graveside service will be at a later date in Boykins.

A service in Buckhannon will be on Friday, July 15, at 6 p.m. in the Living Word Church of God on Thurman Avenue with Pastor Frank Spears officiating.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com.

Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.