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Carroll E. Beatty

October 23rd, 1934 – April 30th, 2018

Carroll E. Beatty, 83, of Cuba, IL, passed away at 8:42 pm on Monday, April 30, 2018 at Graham Hospital in Canton, IL. He was born on October 23, 1934 in Cuba, IL, the son of Hiram and Nellie (Shawgo) Beatty. Carroll married Mary Ellen Marquis on August 12, 1960 in Rushville, IL. She preceded him in death on March 3, 2018.

Also preceding him in death are his 2 sisters, Midra Markley and Mary Edith Beam and his brother, Charlie Beatty.

Surviving are his two children, Ruth Ann (and Andy) Schoof of Cuba, IL and Mark (and Jenny) Beatty of Lewistown, IL, and four grandchildren; Austen (and Brittany) Schoof, Zach Zimmerman, Zoe Zimmerman, and Noah Beatty.

Carroll was a letter carrier for the US Postal Service in Canton, IL for 29 years, retiring in 1993.

He was a Untied States Army Veteran.

Carroll loved his John Deere antique tractors, spending time with his grandchildren, telling stories, camping and traveling. He never met a stranger and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 4, 2018 in the Cuba Cemetery. Pastor Randy Munson will officiate and the Cuba American Legion and Illinois National Guard will provide military rites. A visitation will take place on Friday, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, IL. Memorials may be made to the Clayberg Nursing Home in Cuba, IL.