SPRINGFIELD - George M. Beaty, 77, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2011.
George was born on December 13, 1933 in South Fork Twp the son of Claude Melvin and Julia Ruth Hawkins Beaty. He married Janet Ruth Jones on September 7, 1957.
Mr. Beaty was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He owned Beaty Landscaping . He was a golf course superintendent in Las Vegas. He was a member of Teamsters in Las Vegas, NV.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two infant sons, Brett Melvin and Britt Edward Beaty; and two brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Janet; daughter, Bridget (Tim) Beaty-Gulley of Springfield; granddaughter, Georgette Gulley of Springfield; five sisters; one brother; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and his dog, Suzette.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Academy in memory of George Beaty for his granddaughter Georgette's education, 1730 W. Jefferson St., Springfield, IL 62702.