|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1914|
|Death: ||Mar. 14, 2005|
The Warren Sentinal: Thursday, April 21, 2005
Fred B. Beidler, 90, of Woodstock, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2005, in Sebring, Fla.
Mr. Beidler was born July 18, 1914, in St. Luke, son of the late Dr. C.C. Beidler, local veterinary surgeon, and Clara Baker Beidler. He was a lifetime member of the Woodstock Christian Church where he served on the board as deacon, elder, trustee and on the Parsonage Building Committee. He graduated from Woodstock High School in 1932 and attended Massanutten Military Academy where he completed a business course. Fred worked at various business places and at Wender's Department Store for 12 years. In 1945, with the help of his family, Fred started Beidler's Furniture, a G.E. major appliance and furniture store, which he operated successfully for 28 years. In 1973, Fred retired and sold the business to the Cline family who still operate under the name, Beidler's Furniture Store. He was a member since 1944 of Cassia Lodge 3142, Woodstock, and the Royal Arch Masons, No. 17, Edinburg. He was a member of Shenvalee Golf Association, New Market, where he enjoyed playing golf.
Fred has wintered in Sebring, Fla. since he retired in 1973 where he was an associate member and deacon of First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, and a member of the Sebring Golf Association. His sideline was buying older houses and converting them into two and three bedroom apartment houses. He also built several duplex houses and a four unit brick apartment house on US 11 S in Woodstock. He was formerly on the board of First Virginia Bank, B.R.
Surviving are his wife, Diane Peer Beidler, whom he married on June 15, 1963; nephew, James W. Beidler of Martinsburg, W.Va.; great nephew, Russell Beidler of Gerrardstown, W.Va.; and great-niece, Beth Rotz of Kaiauhu, Kapolei, Hawaii.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Allen Beidler and a sister, Frances Beidler Morrison.
Diane Peer Beidler (1940 - ____)*
Created by: Linda H
Record added: Oct 22, 2009
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Dear Cousin Fred, I have many happy memories of your sunny disposition and amusing turns of phrase -- and my home is filled with your beautiful furniture. Love, Janice|
Added: Dec. 24, 2011