Harold C. Beach
February 22, 1934 ‒ June 29, 2015
Harold C. Beach, age 81 of Galion passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at the home of his daughter in Rittman after declining health.
He was born February 22, 1934 in Galion and was the son of Chester and Marjorie (Stall) Beach. He married Dorothy M. (Kohls) Beach on January 9, 1954 and she survives.
Harold was a 1952 graduate of Galion High School and proudly served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Maddox. He worked 40 years for the Columbia Gas Co. Harold was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galion and enjoyed woodworking, fishing, hunting, farming, golfing and was a charter member of the Galion Sports Hall of Fame.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Denise (Ric) Weis of Rittman, Mark (Meleta) Beach of Lucerne, Ind., Kirk (Bea) Beach of Sunbury and Melissa Gremling of Galion; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Beach.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2, with Deacon Greg Kirk officiating. Burial will be private at a later date in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Galion.
Full military honors will be conducted by the United States Navy and Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galion, Nationwide Childrens Hospital, Columbus or Lifecare Hospice in care of the funeral home.
Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Harold Beach, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.