obit art 8Butch Chester Beadling, 72 of Hopedale, Ohio, died suddenly Jan. 8, at his home.  He was born Dec. 5, 1942 in Burgettstown, Pa., the son of the late Chester and Ruth Kimberland Beadling.  Butch was also preceded in death by his high school sweetheart and wife Roxanne Penoyer Beading on June 24, 2007 and a  brother Edwin Beadling.

Chester was a retired insurance adjuster for over 44 years, he retired from Irvin & Assoc. in 2005.  He was a graduate of the Hopedale High School class of 1960. Butch was a charter member of the Hopedale Sportsman Club, a social member of the Hopedale American Legion, and for over 20 years he coached little league ball; promoted youth baseball. Chester was an avid deer hunter in his younger years.

Butch is survived by a son Allen (Terri) Beadling of Hopedale, and a brother Vee Jay (Barbara) Beadling of Hopedale, 2 grandchildren- Drew & Danyel; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home at 324 High Street in Hopedale, Ohio on Wed. Jan. 14,  from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with services there on Thursday Jan. 15, at 11 a.m. burial will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens.