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Robert McClellan Beatty

Springs Valley Herald
March 19, 1936

Robert McClellan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McClellan Beaty, was born near Dubois in Dubois County, February 2, 1863.
He was united in marriage to Dessie Wininger,
October 31, 1904.
He was of a quiet, unassuming, but friendly disposition and had a large circle of warm friends.
His last illness was of several weeks duration. The family, neighbors and friends stood faithfully by. He loved his home and expressed his desire to live and continue with his loved ones. He told the pastor that he had prayed the Lord had forgiven him and he was ready to go. He pointed to a picture of the "Angelus" French peasants stopping in the field at the hour of prayer to pray and said "that is the only life to live after all."
Those who survive: the wife,; seven children, namely, Bertha Mae Redman,McClellan Beaty, Ruth Beaty, Emerson Beaty, Ruby Beaty, Iris Beaty, and one daughter, Stella, by a former marriage; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. One child, Desco, preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held at the
United Brethren Church on Friday morning, conducted by the pastor, Rev. C. H. Ivy. Interment in the Scarlet Ridge cemetery in charge of Schmutzler.




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