Arvie "Duane" Beaver, 80, Granby, died at 10:55 a.m., Mon., Apr. 21, 2008, at Freeman Neosho Hospital, following a lengthy illness. He was born October 9, 1927, in Granby, to William Dewey Beaver and Cynthia Anna (Capps) Beaver. Mr. Beaver was a lifelong Granby area resident. He served as City Marshall for the city of Granby for 27 years, and was in law enforcement for over 30 years. He was a member of Granby First Baptist Church. Dewey is survived by a son, Richard Beaver, Cleaver, MO; a granddaughter, Jentry Burkhart; a great granddaughter, Chloe Riffett; and a sister, Vivian Bridge, Granby. He was preceded in death by a brother, William "Bill" Beaver and a sister, Paula Kuester. The body has been taken for cremation and a memorial service will be held Thurs., Apr. 24, at 10:00 a.m. at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel, Granby, with Rev. Fred Franks officiating, assisted by Rev. Rick Patterson. Interment of cremains will follow at Granby Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9 am to 10 am Thurs. morning prior to the service.