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Roy A. Beers

June 17, 1918 — January 23, 2016

Roy A. Beers, Jr. of Audubon, NJ passed away on January 23rd. He was 97 years old. Mr. Beers was the son of the late Roy A. Beers, Sr. and Edith Kinzer Beers.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Dorothy Anderson Beers, and four children - Roy A. Beers,III(Lana); Patricia Goff (Everett); Dorothy Wood (Roy) and Robert E. Beers(Mary); a sister Dorothy Hetrick; 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

He was born in Academia, PA, - the family ran a flour and feed mill. He was educated at Grove City College graduating with a degree in engineering. He worked over 30 years with RCA in Camden, NJ as an electrical engineer in communications. He was the holder of numerous patents from his work there.

He kept his ties to Academia continuing to own his family's home. His hobby was fishing, which he did whenever he could in the Tuscarora Creek. He generously donated the Pomeroy Academia Covered Bridge to the Juniata Historical Society several years ago.

At the time of his death, he was the oldest member of the Logan Memorial Presbyterian Church in Audubon.

Viewing Saturday, January, 30, 2016 at 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM at Logan Memorial Presbyterian Church, 18 W. Merchant St., Audubon, NJ . A Funeral Service will follow at 11 AM in the church. Interment Lawrence Cemetery, Lawrenceville, NJ

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made in the name of Roy A. Beers, Jr. to Logan Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Henry Funeral Home, Audubon NJ
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