Calvin B. Beaver

Born: Tue., Jul. 16, 1929
Died: Thu., Mar. 12, 2020


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Mar. 14, 2020
Location: Yost-Gedon Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Mar. 14, 2020
Location: Yost-Gedon Funeral Home

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Calvin B. Beaver, 90, Cardinal Drive, Howard, PA went home to be with the Lord on March 12, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.  Calvin was born July 16, 1929 in Jersey Shore to Charles and Ethel Hendrick Beaver.

He served in the US Army from 1951 to 1953.  He served in the 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Indianhead Division as a Communication Line Foreman in the Korean War and was discharged with the rank of Sergeant First Class.  While serving, he received the Korean Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, United Nation Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, and a Purple Heart.

He was united in marriage to Veda McKivison on October 22, 1954, celebrating 65 years of marriage.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Jersey Shore.  Calvin worked at Woolrich Woolen Mills for 46 years, retiring as a Shift Leader in the Weaving Department.  Calvin loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting with his close friend, Duane Fargus, brothers-in-law, son, and grandsons.  He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and a great example of what a man should be.

Calvin is survived by his wife, Veda; son, Cory (Holly) Beaver.  Grandchildren Tyler (Emily) Beaver, Collin (Felicia) Beaver, Logan Beaver, Seth (Laura) Shoemaker, Heidi (Tim) Wright.  Great-grandchildren Bryson Beaver, Carleigh Beaver, Easton, Mason, and Benson Wright, and Owen Shoemaker.  Siblings:  Wanda Decker, Phyllis Lockcuff, George (Sandy) Beaver, Lehman Beaver, John (Donna) Beaver, and Donny Beaver.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers:  Jack, Clyde, and James.

Funeral Services for Calvin B. Beaver will be Saturday, March 14 at 11:00 AM in the  Yost-Gedon Funeral Home and Cremation Services LLC, 121 West Main Street, Lock Haven, PA  17745 with Pastor Jeff Howell officiating.  Family and friends will be received one hour prior to services.  Interment will be in the Rest haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven.

In lieu of flowers memorials will be accepted to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675.

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