Henry A. Beers

| May 16, 2019

Henry A. Beers, 93, of Strattanville, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Clarview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sligo.

He was born on July 23, 1925 in Parker; son of the late James A. and Gertrude L. Brady Beers.

Henry married Leona R. Goheen on June 30, 1945, and she survives. They would have celebrated their 74th Anniversary next month.

He worked for McKinley and White until 1959, and retired as part owner of the former Guiher Ford and Manager of the Body Shop.

Henry was a member of the Strattanville United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the Gideons. Henry enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling, and spending time with his family and his dog, Sandy.

Henry is survived by his loving wife: Leona; seven children: Linda Wilson and her husband Jim of Tennessee, Joyce Kahle and her husband Bob of Sigel, Stanley Beers and his wife Debra of Strattanville, David Beers and his wife Tracey of Corsica, Vicki Cooper and her husband Roger, Terry Beers and his wife Kayla and Gary Beers, all of Strattanville.

He is also survived by nineteen grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter.

Henry was preceded in death by his parents; two granddaughters: Emily and Crystal; a son-in-law: Bob Walker; six brothers; and one sister.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Robert V. Burns Funeral Home in Clarion.

Additional viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Strattanville United Methodist Church, where funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. in the Church with Rev. Jeff Foor, pastor presiding.

Interment will follow in the Strattanville Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, Donations or memorials can be made in Henry’s name to the Strattanville United Methodist Church, 401 Washington Street, Strattanville, PA 16258 or to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214.
Online condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.rvburnsfuneralhome.com.

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