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East Peoria - Charles L. "Charlie" Beatty, 92, of East Peoria, died at 11:26 a.m. Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care in Mt. Zion, Ill. He was born Oct. 29, 1923, in Cuba, Ill., to Hiram and Nellie (Shawgo) Beatty. He married Bernita Bump on Nov. 9, 1944, in Peoria. She preceded him in death on May 4, 2009. He was also preceded in death by two sisters Mary E. Beam and Midra Markley.
Surviving are one son, Ronald (Marla) Beatty of Bethany, Ill.; and one brother, Carroll (Mary Ellen) Beatty of Cuba, Ill.
Charlie was a former Cub Scouts Pack Leader for Pack 97 in Groveland. He liked to travel and also enjoyed the Fondulac Park District Senior Programs.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 10, 2016, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Fiatt Cemetery, in Fiatt, Ill.


Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, 530 NE Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61637.