BOBBY BEATTY, 72, Oneonta, died Jan. 16, 2019. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as an E-4. Predeceasing him were parents, brother Charles Beatty, and sisters Doris Nolan and Wilma.
Surviving are wife of 52 years Linda Beatty; sons Brian (Sharlene) Beatty, Ben (Nicki) Beatty; grandchildren Cpl. Landon Beatty, Grayson Beatty, Elijah Beatty, Lexi Beatty; great-granddaughter Maddy Grace Beatty; sisters Barbara (James) Beard, Linda Faye Whited, Janice Gargus; brother Jimmy Beatty; a host of nieces and nephews.
Danny Wise and Gary White officiated the 11 a.m. service held Jan. 19 at Valley Chapel Funeral Home. Burial was at Antioch Cemetery on Straight Mountain with Cpl. Landon Beatty, Grayson Beatty, Elijah Beatty, Stephen Beard, Rodney Beard, and Grayson Coupland serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer was Lexi Beatty. The family requests donations be made to New Haven Baptist Church, Bobby Beatty Memorial Fund, 11831 Co. Rd. 31, Ashville, AL 35953.