Robert Beers, Sr.

Robert Beers, Sr.

EAST PALESTINE — Robert E. Beers, Sr., 75, of East Palestine, passed away Jan. 17, 2020 at the Oasis Rehab and Medical Center in Youngstown.

He was born Jan. 9, 1945 in Rochester, Pa., son of the late Matthew Jr., and Elizabeth Seese Beers.

He was a proud veteran of the US Navy having served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the East Palestine Church of Christ. He worked as a crane operator and truck driver prior to his retirement.

He is survived by two sons, Rob Beers, Jr. and Michael (BethAnn) Beers both of East Palestine; daughter, Marcy Beers of East Palestine; five grandchildren; one great grandchild; two brothers, Jerry Beers and Matthew Beers III, both of Florida as well as two sisters, Patty Palarie of New Springfield and Beverly (James) McFarland of Salem.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine (Bishop) and a half brother and sister, David Seese and Shirley Klett,

The family will receive friends 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine. A funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. with honors provided by the East Palestine Combined units of the American Legion Post 31 and VFW 4579. A private interment will follow at Crest Haven Memorial Gardens the following day.