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Charles L. Beall

March 12, 1940 - April 10, 2010

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Charles "Charley" Lowe Beall

Beall, Charles "Charley" L. 70, of Richmond, VA passed away on April10, 2010 after a courageous fight with pancreatic cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil H. and Icie M. Beall; Sister, Sharon A. Beall and his youngest son Jonny "Wishbone" Beall. He was born in Baltimore, MD on March 12, 1940, and grew up in Joppa, MD. He was in the first graduating class of Edgewood High School. As a member of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, Charles graduated from the University of Maryland...

Charles "Charley" Lowe Beall

Beall, Charles "Charley" L. 70, of Richmond, VA passed away on April10, 2010 after a courageous fight with pancreatic cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil H. and Icie M. Beall; Sister, Sharon A. Beall and his youngest son Jonny "Wishbone" Beall. He was born in Baltimore, MD on March 12, 1940, and grew up in Joppa, MD. He was in the first graduating class of Edgewood High School. As a member of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, Charles graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He entered the U. S. Air Force as a Second Lieutenant in May 1964 and served as an Electronic Engineer in various acquisition and Logistics assignments at Eglin Air Force Base Florida, McClellan AFB, California, and Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts. While in the Air Force, Charles obtained his Masters in Business Administration in 1974 from the Golden Gate University in San Francisco California. He began his civil service career in July 1976 as an Electronic Engineer at the Army Logistics Center, later the Combined Arms Support Command located at Fort Lee, Virginia. During his thirty-one years at Fort Lee, Charles worked on various Research and Development Logistics Software Programs and retired January 3, 2008. He was an Eagle Scout and served as an Explorer Adviser/Scoutmaster and enjoyed being a Little League coach for baseball, basketball and soccer. He was a competitive tennis and racquetball player, and in retirement he enjoyed playing golf with friends and grandsons as well as riding a road bike with the Richmond Area Bicycling Association. He is survived by his wife, Marlene H. Beall; sons, Michael and wife, Maria; and Gregg and wife Loriann; step-children, Wayne Kickler and wife Barbara, Kim Miller.and husband John, and Lisa Beck and husband Mike; brothers Jim and wife Judy of Vail, AZ., and Ron and wife Betty of Abingdon MD; sister Carole Sniegowski and husband Gary of Joppa, MD; eleven grandchildren: Brandon, Tyler, Cameron, Orion, Haiele, Travis, John, Christina, Natalie, Holly and Ashley. He is also survived by the mother of his children, Gwen Beall and his caring father-in- law-, Merril Scarborough. He is survived by many other loving relatives and his wonderful loyal co-workers, friends and neighbors.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 15, 2010 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Road where funeral services will be held at 12 noon Friday April 16. Interment will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Amelia, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center, P.O. Box 980214, Richmond, Virginia 23298-0214 or Bon Secours Hospice. Online condolences may be made at www.woodyfuneralhomeparham.com. Thank you, Marcia Tavita Call Center Supervisor office: (804) 649-6263, mobile: (804) 908-6019, fax: (804) 819-5537, toll free: (800) 468-3383, mtavita@mediageneral.com