Charles C. "Chuck" Beebe
July 10, 1936 - August 4, 2014
. . . dedicated his life to supporting his wife's ministry of service . . .
Charles C. “Chuck” Beebe, 78, passed away Monday (Aug. 4, 2014) at Wellsville Manor Care Center.
Mr. Beebe was born on July 10, 1936 in Wellsville to John and Virginia (Dennis) Beebe. He was a 1954 graduate of Wellsville Central School and later served in the U.S. Air Force from 1956-60. On Sept. 5, 1959, he married Charlene Allen, who predeceased him July 3, 2014.
Charles worked in custodial services for Wellsville Middle School from 1979 until his retirement in 1985. Previously, he worked for Butler Larkin in Angelica from 1970-79.
Chuck is survived by a daughter, Denise Beebe of Wellsville; a son, Edward (Denise) Beebe of Rochester; four sisters, Barbara, Nancy, Delores and Elizabeth; two step-grandchildren, Kevin McIntire and Shawn McIntire; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Chuck was an avid student of World War II and actively read many books concerning the war. He enjoyed the simple things in life like mowing the yard, woodworking and solving word puzzles. He shared a lifelong love for animals with his wife, Charlene. He was a longtime member of CrossTown Alliance Church (Wellsville Christian & Missionary Alliance) and dedicated his life to supporting Charlene’s ministry service there.
Friends may call on Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Baker-Swan Funeral Home, 3256 Riverside Drive in Wellsville. The memorial service with full military honors will be held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the CrossTown Alliance Church with Rev. Robert Morris of the First Trinity Lutheran Church and Wellsville Manor Care Chaplain, officiating.
Memorial contributions in Chuck’s name may be made to SPCA Serving Allegany County, PO Box 381, Wellsville, NY 14895.