William S. Beeney, 84

William S. Beeney, 84, North Manchester, died at 11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. 

He was born Feb. 12, 1931 in Ora, to Alfred Leroy and Nondas A. (Strevy) Beeney. He married Nancy C. Baker on July 6, 1956. She died Aug. 8, 2003. 

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Korea.  He was a life member of American Legion Post No.286 and current member of VFW post 1126, Warsaw, IN.  He was Commander at North Manchester VFW Post 2215 1978-1979. Member of color guard and honor guard with VFW and American Legion. 

He worked at Peabody Seating Co., North Manchester, IN for 36 years until its closing and then retired from Cyclone Mfg., Urbana. 

He is survived by three sons, Mike (Melita) Beeney, Walkerton, Shawn Beeney, North Manchester, and Jeff (Debbie) Beeney, North Manchester; two daughters, Mrs. Tom (Melissa) Williams, Akron, and Teresa Bakehorn, Warsaw; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. 

Family and friends may call Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 from 5-7 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester.  Services Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at McKee.  Pastor J. P. Freeman will officiate.  Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester. 

For those who wish to honor the memory of William Beeney, memorial contributions may be made to Wabash County Cancer Society, PO Box 144, North Manchester, IN 46962 or Halderman Park Memorial Fund c/o American Legion Post 286, 215 E. Main Street, North Manchester, IN 46962. 

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Posted on 2015 Feb 24