Ray Beaty, 87, of Signal Mountain, passed away, surrounded by his family, at Erlanger Health Center on December 1, 2018.
He was born September 10, 1931 in Jacksboro, Tn., the son of Edgar and Mae Beaty. He served in the U.S. Air Force before moving his family to Signal Mountain. He retired from Lucy Boiler and subsequently enjoyed woodworking.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Henrietta Beaty and is survived by his children, Edward Beaty, Debbie (Glenn) Broome, Gail (Wesley) Barnett, all of Signal Mountain; three grandchildren, Genna and Gayla Barnett of Signal Mountain and Jason (Donya) Charlesworth, of Chattanooga.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Lane Funeral Home ~ Ashland Terrace.
A masonic service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, at Lane Funeral Home ~ Ashland Terrace with committal to follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Jude.
Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home ~ Ashland Terrace, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, Tn. 37415, 423 877-3524, Lanefh.com.