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James W. Beatty

James W. Beatty, 79, Jeffersonville, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at the Sellersburg Health & Rehab Center.
He was retired from the Ford Motor Co. in Louisville, and a member of the United Auto Workers and Walnut Ridge Baptist Church of Jeffersonville.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Luella Mae Hedrick Beatty, and a brother, Thomas J. Beatty.
Survivors include his wife, Deloris J. Smays Beatty of Clearfield, Pa.; four sons, Robert W., James K. and Kenneth R. Beatty, all of Jeffersonville, and Norman D. Beatty of Floyds Knobs; two daughters, Patricia L. Blanton of Columbus and Michelle Beatty of Louisville; a sister, Helen Bode of Houston; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Saturday, Oct. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Coots Funeral Home.
Funeral: Sunday, Oct. 15, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Olive Branch Cemetery at Pekin.