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Harry Worth Beals, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 9, 1925
Bennington County
Vermont, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 2013
Bennington County
Vermont, USA

Born at home to his parents - Harry W. and Laura (Pratt) Beals Sr.

Attended Pownal schools & graduated from Williamstown High School in 1943.

Veteran - US Army, World War II. "Assigned to motor transportation, he attained the rank of Staff Sergeant, his duties included supervising military vehicles and their allocation. He became a preferred driver and was cleared to be the driver for General George Patton, which he did with honor and pride. Harry was involved in nine major battles, receiving the World War II Bronze Star for his valiant service"

Married Lenora Mattison on August 7, 1948. She predeceased him January 25, 1989. They owned and operated Valley View Farms on Northwest Hill for 45 years. He received Farm Bureau's Outstanding Farmer of the Year Award in 1958, 1960 and 1961.

He was very active in land conservation for agricultural use and recognized in 1981 for his accomplishments; active in his community including the Pownal United Methodist Church, Pownal Fire Department, Pownal American Legion, Past Master of Mt. Anthony Lodge F&AM and a member of the Tri-State Tractor Club and organized the tractor pulling competition at the Pownal Valley Fair

Survived by his 4 daughters and their families; grandchildren; great grandchildren; a sister Hazel; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Predeceased by a brother Allen Beals Sr and sisters Harriett Beals and Barbara Bishop.

Interment - Oak Hill Cemetery.

Hanson Walbridge Shea Funeral Home

(Information extracted from obituary published in Bennington Banner on February 20, 2013)

Family links: 
  Harry Worth Beals (1891 - 1979)
  Laura Abigail Pratt Beals (1890 - 1965)
  Lenora Mae Mattison Beals (1930 - 1989)*
  Allen Mason Beals (1914 - 1978)*
  Harriett C Beals (1915 - 1993)*
  Harry Worth Beals (1925 - 2013)
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
Bennington County
Vermont, USA
Created by: Lynn J. Gauthier
Record added: Feb 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105503571

- Nancy D
 Added: Jun. 29, 2014

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