WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Earnest C. Beardsley, 80, died Monday, May 28, 2012, at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland.
He was born Feb. 27, 1932, in Warren, the son of Fred and Ruth Hudson Beardsley.
He was the beloved husband of Doris F. O'Rell Beardsley; dear father of Carol L. Rees of Lewis Center and James E. Beardsley of West Palm Beach; dear grandfather of Megan A., Mackenzie L. and Carlie N. Rees; and brother of Arlene B. (Edwin) Hargate of Apple Valley.
Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Friday at The Church of The Saviour, 2437 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Brown-Forward Funeral & Cremation Service, 17022 Chagrin Boulevard, Shaker Heights.
Entombment will be in Lake View Cemetery.
The family prefers that those who wish may make contributions in his name to The American Cancer Society, Northeast Ohio Chapter, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106; the Salvation Army, 2507 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44115, or the Church of the Saviour Foundation, c/o The Church of the Saviour, 2437 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118.
For additional information, directions and to sign the guestbook, log online to www.Brown-Forward.com or at 216-752-1200.