BEAVER, James F., Sr. 76, of Bridgeport, died Thursday, January 10, 2013, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.

He was born May 24, 1936, in Wheeling, a son of the late Edward L. and Lena (Thompson) Beaver.

He was retired from the former Wheeling Machine Products Co. Wheeling, and a semi driver for Rine’s Recycling, he was also a veteran of the US Marines.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley (Thompson) Beaver; brothers, Charles, and Edward Beaver.

Jim is survived by his son, James F. Beaver Jr. and his fiancee Angle, of McMechan; and the love of his life his granddaughter, Hannah Beaver; a brother, William G. (Wanita) Beaver of Mozart WV; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to a celebration of Jim’s life on Monday January 14, 2013, from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, with Rev. James Hoff officiating, interment in Highland Cemetery Mt. Pleasant.

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