Ray F. Beagle, 91, of 95 Cameltown Hill Road
Danville PA died Thursday morning, September 25, 2008 at Grandview Health
Homes, Inc. Danville PA. He was born May 2, 1917 in Bloomsburg, PA the son
of the late Frank J. and Jennie J. Howell Beagle.
Mr. Beagle was employed by the Bloomsburg Silk
Mill for seven years as a weaver. He was also a farmer. He co-owned with
his wife the Muncy Drive-In from 1962-1967 and Beagleís Tasty-Freeze in
Danville from 1971-1980 which is now Hunterís. Mr. Beagle was also employed
as a night houseman for three years at Geisinger Medical Center. After his
retirement he operated a small lawn mowing business.
He was a member of Pine Street Lutheran Church
Danville PA where he was a member of the Menís Bible Class. In the mid
1950ís he was the superintendant of the Buckhorn Lutheran Church for six
years and also served as a West Hemlock School Board Director. An avid
outdoorsman, Mr. Beagle especially enjoyed hunting. Mr. Beagle also took
great pride in his gardening. He was very well known for his beautiful
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Jane
L. Rudy Beagle whom he married January 9, 1965. Also surviving is one son,
Edward E. Beagle and his wife Holly of Millville PA and two daughters; Mary
Jane Johnson and her husband Elwood, Jr. of Sunbury PA and Patricia A.
Yeager and her husband Martin of Danville PA. He is also survived by eight
grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister
Betty Levan of Catawissa PA. He was preceded in death by four brothers;
Hurley, John, Nevin and Atlee Beagle and two sisters; Mary Beagle in
childhood and Aleta Bobrow.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend
funeral services Monday, September 29, 2008 at 2:00 PM at the Visneski
Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street Danville PA with his pastor the
Reverend L. Keith Pittsnogle officiating. Burial will follow in the
Columbia Hill Cemetery Danville PA. Friends will be received from 12:30 PM
until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to Pine
Street Lutheran Church 407 Pine Street Danville PA 17821.