|Birth: ||Nov. 1, 1901|
|Death: ||Sep. 16, 1978|
Foster Flournoy Beatty, age 76, husband of Elma Lowther Beatty, died in Saturday, September 16, 1978 at the Mayfair Manor nursing home in Lexington, Kentucky. Cause of death was congestive heart failure.
Mr. Beatty was a retired magistrate having represented the Third Judicial District. He was a magistrate in Fayette County for 31 years, serving from 1946 until early in 1978 when the position was eliminated by a new court system. Mr. Beatty was elected to his position eight consecutive times. During his career as magistrate, also known as justice of the peace, there was a gradual decline of the significance of the position as a judicial function of local government.
Prior to serving as magistrate for the Third District, Mr. Beatty served as a policeman for the Fayette County Patrol for about 15 years.
Mr. Beatty was a lifelong member of Broadway Christian Church. Mr. Beatty was also a member of the Lexington Police Auxiliary and the Lexington Sportsman's Club.
A native of Lexington, Kentucky, Mr. Beatty was the son of Robert Eddie and Alma E. Harp Beatty.
Survivors include his wife Elma Lowther Beatty; two daughters, Mrs. John T. Dennis of Louisville, Kentucky and Mrs. Barbara Beatty of Atlanta, Georgia; one sister, Leah Frances Beatty Davenport (Graham).
Burial was in the Lexington Cemetery on Tuesday, September 19, 1978. W. R. Milward Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Plot: Section I1, Lot 27
Created by: Judi Fryer
Record added: Apr 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36179973
I just searched and found this. Foster Beatty married my husband and myself back in 1974. I remember him to be a very nice person at that time. My husband and I were together until his death in 2010.|
Added: Nov. 22, 2014
Rest At Peace ~~~|
Added: Apr. 22, 2009