James V. Beatty

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“By chance just discovered, this obit. of my cousin Jimmie Vernon, my father and his mother Mary were brother and sister, as kids we saw each other...Read More »
1 of 37 | Posted by: tom craycraft - bellbrook, OH

“I miss my co worker Jim many days throughout the year. He was a friend and mentor. Called me "brother" a lot and I miss that as well. A good man...Read More »
2 of 37 | Posted by: Dave Kohnen

“He was a great man and person, he is still missed each and every day ”
3 of 37 | Posted by: Gretchen Yingst - Piqua, OH

“I worked with Jim a few years. He was a great guy and had some good stories.I miss you even more now. ”
4 of 37 | Posted by: Shawn Adkins - Upper Sandusky, OH

“to jane and tess, so sorry to here of this just heard about it today 9/9/13. tip was a very good friend and jim was always friendly just like tip. ...Read More »
5 of 37 | Posted by: ronnie powell - paris, KY

“On behalf of H.A. Dorsten, Inc, I would like to express our deepest sympathy in your loss. Bear Schlarman worked quite a number of projects for jim...Read More »
6 of 37 | Posted by: Steve Elsass - Minster, OH

“Jane, Tessa and family, you have my deepest sympathy. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Marcia Conn Kettlersville Postmaster, Retired ”
7 of 37 | Posted by: Marcia Conn - New Carlisle, OH

“My sincere condolences to the family of Jim. He and I were co-workers, he on the management team and I on the union team. Although we had several...Read More »
8 of 37 | Posted by: Joe Wilbur - Sidney, OH

“Jim was a great guy and fun to be around. He was someone you could count on at Emerson when a line was down. I know he will be deeply missed at the...Read More »
9 of 37 | Posted by: Ken Fisher - Botkins, OH

“Dear Jane and Tessa: It is with great sadness that I learned of Jim's passing. When you buy a Harley, you get a lot more than a motorcycle, you get...Read More »
10 of 37 | Posted by: Clark Gertner - Piqua, OH

“We were very sorry to hear about your loss. My daughter is Ally, she attends school with Tessa. When they were younger my husband and your husband...Read More »
11 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss. Jim was a very nice person, caring, kind and loving. That's how I will remember him. Missed but not forgotten. ”
12 of 37 | Posted by: Linda Bowers - Sidney, OH

“Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of James. He was truly a great person. We enjoyed seeing his Big Smile that went along with his ...Read More »
13 of 37 | Posted by: Sidney Cardiology - Sidney, OH


14 of 37 | Posted by: Brian Neer - Sidney, OH

“You will be missed rip ”
15 of 37 | Posted by: JoAnn Carter - Sidney, OH

“Jim will be dearly missed. He was a good man and I enjoyed working for him. RIP my friend prayers go out to the family ”
16 of 37 | Posted by: anita - christiansburg, OH

“I remember when we first hired Jim as a scroll machining supervisor at Emerson. My first impression of Jim was of a big man with a deep voice and a...Read More »
17 of 37 | Posted by: Bill Andrews - Edisto Beach, SC

“Jane and Tess I am so very sorry for your loss. I will be keeping you both in my prayers thru this difficult time. May God give you both strength and...Read More »
18 of 37 | Posted by: sharon vanfossen - sidney, OH

“I am very glad I was fortunate to meet and work with you, we will all miss your laughter and your smile, god bless ”
19 of 37 | Posted by: Jill Barbour - Sidney, OH

“DAD when days are cold and the cards all fold the saints we see are made of gold I wanna hide the truth I wanna shelter you but with you inside my...Read More »
20 of 37 | Posted by: Seneca Beatty - Vandalia, OH

“I workd with Jim at Emerson for 10 years, he was a great person and I enjoyed talking to him every chance I got. He was very helpful to my security...Read More »
21 of 37 | Posted by: Gretchen Yingst - OH

“My husband worked more with Jim , but I have known Jim from afar In a funny way he was someone I felt I had to be careful around (SCARY ) I have...Read More »
22 of 37 | Posted by: Dennis and Diane Worthington - OH

“It saddens me to hear of the passing of Jim. Please accept my deepest sympathy. Jane, Tess, Jamie, Seneca, Tom and the members of your families, you...Read More »
23 of 37 | Posted by: Will Lewis - Fairborn, OH

“Jim always was there whenever I needed him to do anything. He would take the time to come and see me even when he was busy. He sometimes had so much...Read More »
24 of 37 | Posted by: Phyllis DeVelvis - Sidney, OH

“Jim was my Forman many years ago at Emerson. He was a very nice man. He made us laugh all the time. I remember most about him is when we were working...Read More »
25 of 37 | Posted by: Charlotte - Sidney, OH - Coworker

“First of all I wanna say Im so sorry for the loss. I didn't work with Jim but I seen him often, Spoke to him several times. Kind man! Emerson will...Read More »
26 of 37 | Posted by: brian rice - covington, OH

“I remember my Papa was fun. He was my other best buddy like my dad. I loved him and he loved me. He was a good cook. He looked like Santa. ”
27 of 37 | Posted by: Jake Beatty - Blacklick, OH

“I remember when I gave my Papa and hug and his beard tickled my face. I also remember his log ponytail. I also loved him. I was his first grandchild...Read More »
28 of 37 | Posted by: Reese Beatty - Blacklick, OH

“God chose to take a man, who could teach other angles how to ride!! Amen! ”
29 of 37 | Posted by: Ed Clouse - Urbana, OH - friend

“R.I.P. Trooper,you will be never be forgotten. Jane and Tess,God Bless you both. ”
30 of 37 | Posted by: Bob - Tampa, FL

“So sad to hear of Jim's passing. Jane and Tess you are in my prayers. Greg Piper ”
31 of 37 | Posted by: Greg Piper - Piqua, OH

“So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Jane & Tess, please accept my sympathy. Jim will be sorely missed at our H.O.G. Chapter events and meetings. He...Read More »
32 of 37 | Posted by: Kevin & Angie Geise - OH

“My good friend Jim. So very much he loved his wife Jane and daughter Tessa. He would smile and laugh when talking about them with his many stories...Read More »
33 of 37 | Posted by: Dave Kohnen - Coworker/friend

“My Dad will always be in my heart. I remember going fishing and the pig roasts with my dad as a kid we would do in the summer and always thinking I...Read More »
34 of 37 | Posted by: James V Beatty Jr - Blaclick, OH

“My wife and I are so saddened by the passing of Jim. He was a true man, in every sense of the word. We recently lost my father a couple of months...Read More »
35 of 37 | Posted by: Tim Wion - Sidney, OH - Friend

“Jim will be sorely missed here at Emerson. He led by example and leaves a unreplaceable mark on many here. May the many wonderful memories of your...Read More »
36 of 37 | Posted by: Gerry Ulrich - Sidney, OH

“Jim will be sorely missed at Emerson, he has been a pillar here for a long time. It will not be the same without his wisdom and antics. If he found...Read More »
37 of 37 | Posted by: Paula Schoen-Carey - Sidney, OH


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James V. 'Jim' Beatty age 69, of Kettlersville died suddenly Monday September 2, 2013 in Fort Loramie while camping with his family. He was born November 9, 1943 in Dayton, OH to Tilford and Mary Craycraft Beatty, both parents preceded him in death. On June 4, 1997 he married Jane Sager who survives in Kettlersville.

Jim worked as maintenance supervisor with Emerson Electric in Sidney; and retired from General Motors in Dayton. Having many talents he worked construction, in restaurants, roasted pigs, and putting together cookouts where he could feed his family and many friends. He was a member of Faith Alliance Church in New Bremen.

After graduating high school he continued his education at Ohio University in Athens. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army as an Air Borne Ranger. He is a member of the American Legion, Post 241 in New Bremen and was a proud member of the National Harley Owners Group and the Miami Shawnee Hog Chapter. He loved and cherished time spent with his family, camping, hunting, NASCAR and his Harley.

Survivors also include step mother Janie Beatty of North Middelton, KY; a daughter Tessa Rose Beatty of Kettlersville, 3 sons Jamie (Tracy) Beatty of Columbus, OH Tom (Jamie Eidemiller) Sawyer of Tipp City, OH, Seneca (Paige) Beatty of Vandalia, OH; OH; 6 grandchildren Jace, Gabby, Reese, Jacob, Buffy, and Breea; 1 sister Mary (Chuck) Barnes Bradley of Seminole, FL; Father and Mother-in-law Henry and Ellen Rose Sager; former wife Nedra Beatty – Troy; and many special friends.

The family will receive friends 5:00- 8:00 p.m., Thursday September 5, at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, 311 West Main Street, Cridersville, Ohio.

Funeral Services will begin 11:00 a.m., Friday September 6, at Faith Alliance Church, New Bremen. Rev. Thomas Sager will officiate. Military Rites will be observed by the American Legion 241 New Bremen.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Miami Valley Region
555 Valley Street Dayton, Ohio 45404-1844.