Floyd McBeth

January 12, 1923 - January 21, 2019
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Floyd David McBeth, 96, of Bolivar, passed away in Hennis Care Centre in Dover on January 21, 2019.

Born in Uhrichsville on January 12, 1923, he was the son of the late David W. and Lillie S. (Murray) McBeth.

Floyd was a 1942 graduate of Uhrichsville High School. He was a United States Army veteran of World War I…

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Floyd David McBeth, 96, of Bolivar, passed away in Hennis Care Centre in Dover on January 21, 2019.

Born in Uhrichsville on January 12, 1923, he was the son of the late David W. and Lillie S. (Murray) McBeth.

Floyd was a 1942 graduate of Uhrichsville High School. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II in the European Theatre. He served in France, Germany, Austria, and England with the 44th Division. He received his honorable discharge at Camp Fannin in Texas on November 27, 1945. He has been a member of the American Legion Post #190 throughout his life.

After the service, Floyd was a mechanic for Ford Garage in Uhrichsville until it closed. Then he had his own shop on W. First Street in Uhrichsville. Finally, he went to Flemings Trucking as a mechanic until his retirement.

On August 31, 1997, he married the love of his life, Miriam L. “Kitty” Eichel McBeth who preceded him in passing in 2018. They were married at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bolivar where they were members.

He is survived by his children, Kenny (Debbie) McBeth of Dennison and Natalie (Don) Lupi of New Philadelphia; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a beloved sister, Lillian Chek of New Philadelphia; his step-daughters, Rebecca (Connie Flogge) Eichel of Bolivar and efy McDonnell of Canton; his step-grandson, Jake McDonnell; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Floyd was preceded in passing by his daughter, Barbara McRobie; and his step-daughter, Cynthia Eichel; his brother, Roy McBeth; and his sisters, Janice McBeth and Doris Altergate.

Visitation will be held in the Geib Funeral Center at Dover on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 10 to 11 AM. Pastor Mike Pozzuto will lead a service celebrating Floyd’s life beginning at 11 AM. A private burial will take place in Ft. Laurens Cemetery.

Floyd’s family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the staffs of Hennis Care Centre and Community Hospice for their exceptional care of Floyd.

Memorial contributions in Floyd’s memory may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church, PO Box 377, Bolivar, OH 44612 or Bolivar American Legion, 121 Canal St., Bolivar, OH 44612, or Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Cemetery Information

Fort Laurens Cemetery

Address:

10962 Fort Laurens Rd NW
Bolivar, OH 44612

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A private burial will take place in Ft. Laurens Cemetery.


Reception Information

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Donation Information

St. Paul Lutheran Church - Bolivar

PO Box 377
Bolivar, OH 44612

Bolivar American Legion

121 Canal St.
Bolivar, OH 44612

Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: January 12, 1923
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

JERRY KOHL posted on 1/22/19

MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY. I NEVER MET FLOYD. BUT I KNOW KENNY, I CAN ATTEST TO THE LOSS OF OUR PARENTS. MAY GOD GIVE YOU THE STRENGTH AND GUIDANCE THRU THIS TRYING TIME.

 

Judy Schrock posted on 1/21/19

Remembering Floyd from the brief time he lived next door. He was a very nice man. Deepest sympathies. Aden & Judy sSchrock

 

Karen (Beitzel) Welch posted on 1/21/19

Natalie, So sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

 

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