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Obituary of William Frank Beaty

 Manchester, Tennessee – Mr. William Frank “Frankie” Beaty, 75, passed away Saturday March 30, 2019 at his home.  He was born in Hastings, Nebraska on February 23, 1944 to Frank Beaty and Dean Bicknell Beaty who preceded him in death along with his brother, James Henry Beaty. 

He was a US Army veteran of Vietnam serving in the Red One Infantry and later a door gunner on a helicopter.  He was of the Methodist faith and and a member of the NRA.  He was co-owner and operator of Beaty Trucking and was a cattle and row crop farmer.

He is survived by his daughter, Tonya Colburn (Jimmy Spence) of Dayton, Tennessee; sister, Kathie Beaty (Terry) Whitwell of Columbia, Tennessee; grandchildren, Hailey Grace and Matthew Riley Colburn; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Carl Tuckher officiating with burial to follow in the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Military Honors. Visitation: 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM Tuesday at Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com

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