Born April 20, 1946, in Spring Church, Pa., he was the son of the late Harold Beatty and the late Elizabeth Carnahan Beatty. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Nancy Doborsky, Bessie Bier, and Harriet Shirley.
Clyde served his country for 20 years in the United States Navy and completed his career at Gerdau Ameristeel. He was a member of Saint Francis Catholic Church. Clyde was a storyteller and was full of personality.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Linda Beatty; his sons, J. W. Beatty Jr. and wife, Ellie, and Matt Beatty and wife, April Yake; his daughter, Julia Beatty Litzenberg and her husband, Brian; his grandchildren, Nicole Beatty, Race Beatty, Justin Beatty, Fantasia Holmes, Riley Beatty, Justin Litzenberg, Jacob Litzenberg, and Tristin Beatty; his sisters, Eileen Runco and Jean Pugliese; and his in-laws, Harry and Julia Mathewson.
A memorial service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, in the chapel of Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Father Dan Stack and Miles Chesley officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to support the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., through the Vietnam Memorial Fund online at www.vvmf.org.
Please join in celebrating Clyde's life by visiting www.jenningsfuneralhome.com to share memories or to sign the guest book.
Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 430 Cassville Road, Cartersville, is serving the family of Jackson "Clyde" Beatty Sr.