George L. Beale (1937-2012)
AUGUSTA - George L. Beale, 75, of Industry passed away Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta.
He was born May 18, 1937 in Boston, Mass., the son of Frank E. and Lillian (Holmes) Beale, Sr. He graduated from Farmington High School in 1955. He then entered the U.S. Coast Guard, serving on the U.S.C.G.C., before going to work for Glenn Hobbs as a carpenter.
George attended a dance in Belgrade during the summer of 1960 where he met Beverly Tracy; they were married in October of 1961. Their son Troy was born in 1972. Soon after, George started his own business as a building contractor. To this day people were still hoping to have him do a project for them.
He was a charter member of the Strong Demolay having been the first master counselor, then moving on to The Maine Masonic Lodge 20 for over 50 years. George was an avid sportsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and four wheeling.
George enjoyed spending time camping at Rock and Teas pond with his family. He will be sadly missed by his family, friends, and customers. He was also very close to his wife's family whom he loved as his own. Special thanks to Texas friends Rick and Gail.
George is survived by his wife of 50 years, Beverly; his son, Troy Beale and his wife, Vanessa of Industry; his grandson, Calvin; his sister, Barbara Titcomb of Farmington; a nephew, Rodney and his wife Sheryl of Farmington; a niece, Louise and her husband Mark of Farmington; several grand nephews and grand nieces.
George was predeceased by his parents, his brother Frank Beale Jr., and his brother-in-law Richard Titcomb.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at Adams~McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 at 2 p.m. Interment will be at the Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta on Monday, August 13, 2012 at 10 a.m. Those wishing may make donations in George's memory to the Town of Industry, Industry Fire Department First Responders, 1033 Industry Road, Industry, Maine 04938. Condolences may be sent for the family at www.adamsmcfarlane.com