He retired after serving 21 years in the United States Navy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles “Runt” and Lula Pearl Beatty, and a brother, John David Beatty.
Survivors include his two brothers and spouses, Charles Ray and Darlene Beatty and Dennis and Patti Beatty, and several nieces and nephews.
Services are 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, at Geary Funeral Home. Burial will be in Roseville Cemetery with military honors by the Ohio County Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.