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William Thomas Beers
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1922
South Fork
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 2002
Boynton Beach
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA

Born January 22, 1922 in Devil's Hollow, Cambria County Pennsylvania to George Harrison Beers and Helena Quashnie, he was the second of five children. George Harrison Beers Jr his older brother, Adeline Elizabeth Beers, Charles Robert Beers his younger brother who passed away after four months of life and Betty Louise Beers his youngest sister. He joined the Navy at the beginning of World War Two, where he met the love of his life Elizabeth Alavan (Betty) Beal in Washington DC. After a whirlwind courtship they were married on December 24, 1942.Their first child Shirley Elizabeth Beers was born on August 20, 1943, followed by their second child Sandra Jean Beers on October 8,1944. After the war's end the had their third child Tommie Lou Beers on December 6, 1947. In the early 1950's He switched services and enlisted in the newly formed US Air Force where they had their fourth child William Thomas Beers II. William And Betty remained in the Air Force until his retirement in December 1969 when they moved to Florida and settled in Boynton Beach Florida where they lived until he passed away on February 9, 2002. He is survived by his wife Betty, his four children, eleven grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. One grandchild, Christopher Derrick Rust preceded him in death. Also surviving are his brother George, and his sister Adeline. His sister Betty preceded him in death. He was buried in the mausoleum at Palm Beach Memorial Park in Lantana Florida 
 
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 Parents:
  George Harrison Beers (1890 - 1971)
  Helena Quashnie Beers (1901 - 1987)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Alavan Beal Beers (1922 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Harrison Beers (1920 - 2004)*
  William Thomas Beers (1922 - 2002)
  Adeline Elizabeth Beers (1924 - 2013)*
  Charles Robert Beers (1927 - 1928)*
  Betty Louise Beers (1929 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Palm Beach Memorial Park
Lantana
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: William Beers
Record added: Apr 24, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 128468781
William Thomas Beers
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William Thomas Beers
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