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Obituary for Fred Beane Jr.

Fred S. Beane Jr. of Sissonville, beloved son of Jesus Christ, crossed over Jordan and moved into his new mansion on December 31, 2012 at the age of 68 after a short illness.

Fred was born and raised in Kanawha County, and worked foremost as the rock and guiding light of his family. He graduated from Sissonville High School. Fred retired from the USAR after 28 years of service, True Temper Corporation, and from the State of WV Regional Jail Authority. Fred was one of the founders of the Sissonville Little League Baseball Association where he served as a board member and as a District 3 umpire. For many years, Fred enjoyed being an active member of the Sissonville High School Athletic Boosters where he was the “Voice of the Indians”.

Welcoming him in heaven is his father, Fred S. Beane Sr.; mother, Mildred Beane Ranson; and step-father, Norman “Jack” Ranson.

Fred is survived by his wife Connie at home; son, Fred S. Beane III of South Charleston; daughters, Mikki Smith (Terry) of Sissonville, and Joei Evans of Cross Lanes; step-sons, Gregory Moss and Jeffery Moss (Christy) of Sissonville; sisters, Carole Hill (John Lee), Barbara Ashley (Gary) all of Charleston, and Drema Parog (John) of St. Albans; special nieces, Kimberly Koziol (Jon) of 29 Palms, California, and Christina Reed of Kansas City, Kansas; grandchildren, Austin Beane, Trenton and Brookelyn Smith, Holli and Michael Evans, Brittney, Austin, Zachary and Matthew Moss, Casey, Shea-lyn Moss and Carmen Ross; and great-grandsons, Ryder Evans and Dillenger Wood.

Funeral Service will be 11am Friday, January 4, 2013 at Long and Fisher Funeral Home, Sissonville with Reverend David Mullins and Dana Reed officiating. Burial will follow in John Beane Cemetery, Sissonville.

A gathering of family and friends will be 6-9pm Thursday at the funeral home.

Fred’s family would like to thank Dr. Rhodes, Dr. Takubo, Dr. Eggleston, Dr. Haffar, Dr. Lee, Dr. Eke, and Dr. Labus as well as the CAMC Memorial MICU, and the 5 south nursing staff for the excellent care and compassion.

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