James Beatty

James M. Beatty, 77, of Steubenville, OH, formerly of Scio, OH, passed away August 25, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville.

He was born July 13, 1937, in Scio, OH, a son of the late George and Alice (Merckle) Beatty.

Jim served his country in the United States Navy.

He was a member of the VFW.

Jim was formerly a member, church elder, Sunday school teacher and Sunday school superintendent at the Scio Presbyterian Church and currently a member at the Richmond Presbyterian Church where he was a past church elder, and Sunday school teacher. Jim was a former volunteer at Trinity Health System.

Jim previously worked for Scio Pottery for many years and most recently he retired from his own company A&J Driver Training Inc. where he was a drivers ed instructor.

Jim is survived by his wife, Arlene (Timmerman) Beatty of Steubenville, OH; daughters, Lori Beatty of Steubenville, OH and Jan (Richard) Elliott of Richmond, OH; brother, Richard (Suzy) Beatty of Scio, OH; sisters, Joyce (Donald) Smith of Scio, OH and Carole (Gary) Krieg of Sardis, OH; granddaughter, Kylie (Jon) Eick of Unionport, OH; and many special nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, 685 Canton Rd., Wintersville on Thursday from 3 p.m. until time of funeral services at 6 p.m. with Pastor Jason Elliott officiating. Military Honors will follow at the funeral home.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Health System Foundation or Tony Teramana Cancer Center.

Send condolences online at www.everhart-bovefuneralhomes.com.