Russel Pete Beerbower, 96 of Antwerp passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019.
Pete was born in Harlan, IN on Sept. 4, 1923 a son of the late Adolphus & Eva (Rodocker) Beerbower.
He proudly served his country in the Army Air Corp during World War II, worked at Panhandle Eastern Pipeline but will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor and Christian faith.
Pete will be sadly missed by his children, Brenda (Leslie) Strong, James (the late Jolene), David (Karen) & Steven; 7 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren & one great great grandchild on the way.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Nellie (Kees) and siblings, Anna Mae Rediger, Opal Green, Carlin, Wayne, Guy, Owen & Ray.
Funeral service is Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, 10 am with viewing, 9 - 9:45 am at Riverside Christian Church,15413 OH-49, Antwerp.
Viewing is also Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, 2-5 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp.
He will be laid to rest in Scipio Cemetery with military honors.
Please omit flowers: Memorials are to Woodburn Children's Home
Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com
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