David L. Beaver, 68

Obit CandleDavid L. Beaver, 68, of Jackson, formerly of Gallipolis, passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014 at his residence.

He was born November 11, 1945 in Gallia County, son of the late Houck and Dorothy Greene Beaver. David married Sherry Sheets on May 22, 1965 in Mercerville, Ohio and she survives him. He worked at Crown City Mining, graduated from Huntington Barber College and was a barber for over 50 years, most recently with Montgomery Barber Shop. David was a 40 year member of the Masons being a member of Gallipolis Morning Dawn Lodge #7 and was a past master of Eureka Lodge #469. He enjoyed golfing, hunting and fishing.

Surviving are his wife, Sherry Beaver of Jackson; a daughter, Jeanine (Alan) Terry of Jackson; a son, Brad (Kyla) Beaver of Urbana, Ohio; four grandchildren, Alex Terry, Kelsey, Kamryn and Derek Beaver; a sister, Janet (David) Hively of Gallipolis; two brothers, Thomas (Shirley) Beaver and Stephen (Carol) Beaver, both of Gallipolis; five sisters-in-law, Carolyn Beaver of Mercerville, Beverly Beaver of Reynoldsburg, Marrilene Hyden of Newark, Sharlene Jones of Columbus, and Anita (Carl) Chevalier of Gallipolis; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers John Beaver and Paul Beaver.

Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Willis Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Beaver officiating. Burial will follow in Ridgelawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 5-9 p.m. There will be a masonic service at 9:00 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Derry Johnson, Mark Mooney, Harold Montgomery, Eric Johnson, Danny Owsley, and Chuck Shumate.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in David’s memory to Holzer Hospice, 100 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, OH 45631

Please visit www.willisfuneralhome.com to send e-mail condolences.