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Loving husband, daddy, and pap, Edward B. Beaumont Sr. of Chester passed at his home on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Ed passed in the presence of his family who had provided loving and compassionate care during his two-month battle with cancer.
He was a son of the late Archie “Bart” Beaumont and Wilma Kyer Albright. 69 years old, Ed was born in Steubenville on March 21, 1949.
Always involved in the area that he loved, Ed was currently serving as the Fourth Ward Councilman in Chester. He a was former Hancock County reserve sheriff’s deputy, former volunteer firefighter with the New Manchester, Newell, and Chester Fire Departments, a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, and a Worthy Patron of Crescent Chapter # 49. Also, Ed was a former member of the Chester Lions Club and a 1968 graduate of Oak Glen High School.
He and his wife, Lenora Frazier Beaumont, who survives at home, attended the Chester First Christian Church. Ed retired from Mountaineer Race Track and Casino where he had worked in several positions. Earlier, he had worked for several years as a greens-keeper at the Williams Country Club in Weirton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Barb Statler, and his nephew, Thomas Sullivan.
Along with his wife Lenora, who he married on August 15, 1970, Ed is survived by four children, Cassandra Board and her husband, Jared of East Liverpool, Ed B. Beaumont Jr., and his wife Rita of Salem, Will Beaumont of Shreveport, LA., and Aaron Beaumont of Chester. He also leaves his brother, Danny Bonner of California, his sister, Charlotte Sullivan of Orlando, FL; his grandchildren, Edward B. (Tre’) Beaumont III, Jasmine Beaumont, Paige Beaumont, Ethan Stillwell, Anthony Beaumont, Abigail Beaumont, and Tori Beaumont; special family friend, John Walkup; several nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and nephews.
Pastor Dennis Arnold of the West Liberty Christian Church will celebrate Ed’s life at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester on Monday, May 21, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. Friends are invited to visit with the family at the funeral home on Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The family would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff from Valley Hospice and the Trinity West Medical Center for their outstanding care and support during this difficult time.