Robert E. Beveridge 1936-2013

BLAND, Va. – Robert “Bob” Eugene Beveridge, 77, of Bland, Va., passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, after a short battle with cancer.

He was born on Aug. 4, 1936, in Kingwood, W.Va., the son of the late Richard G. and Eleanor McGinnis Beveridge.

Bob was raised in Fairmont, W.Va., then moved to Niles in 1953. He graduated from Niles McKinley in 1954.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and attended Heritage Baptist Church in Bland, Va.

Bob is survived by his wife, Lou Ann Beveridge; five children, Debbie (Scott) Cameron of Mineral Ridge, Vicky (Joel) Town of Niles, Cheree (Michael) Powell of Wichita Falls, Texas, Trisha (Stuart) Newberry of Shawsville, Va., and Robert Chaney of Champion; two brothers, Wendell (Martha) Beveridge of Niles and Richard Lynn (Kim) Beveridge of Lordstown; nine grandsons; one granddaughter; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bland Heritage Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society. Memorial donations may be made to First Church of God in Mineral Ridge or the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements were handled by Highland Funeral Service in Wytheville, Va.

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