Raymond F. Beaver, 78, of Switz City, passed away at 1:54 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2006, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
Born March 4, 1928 in Cayuga, he was the son of George Beaver and Evelyn (Keister) Beaver. He was married to Ellen (Sweat) Beaver.
He was a retired truck driver for Mayflower Van Lines, Bland Trucking, and Stiners Trucking. He was a member of Linton Moose Lodge #1434.
Survivors include: his wife, Ellen Beaver of Switz City; five sons, Bob Beaver of Terre Haute, David Beaver of Heustis, Fla., Raymond Beaver Jr. of Fairview Heights, Ill., Richard Beaver of Marshalltown, Iowa, and James Beaver of Switz City; three daughters, Gloria Jean Ramsey of Deltona, Fla., Rena Kent of Daleville, Ala., and Roxanna Mitchell of Switz City; two brothers, Homer Beaver of Fairbanks, and Ernest Beaver of Terre Haute; two sisters, Katherine Meneely and Glorian Hayworth, both of Terre Haute; 27 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three infant children, a grandchild, five brothers, and one sister.
Graveside service will be Monday at 3 p.m. at Switz City Cemetery. Linton Moose Lodge #1434 will do the graveside services.
There will be no public visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Moose Lodge #1434, 89 SW 'A' St., Linton, IN 47441.
Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home Bloomfield is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com