Charles L. “Chuck” Beach

By Orleans Hub Posted 7 December 2022 at 9:52 am

(Clarendon)  Charles L. “Chuck” Beach, 91, passed away Dec. 4, 2022 at Unity Hospital.  He was born Sept. 26, 1931 in Brookfield, NY, a son of the late Frank and Mary (York) Beach and had lived in this area most of his life.

Chuck served in the US Army during Korea.  He was a dairy farmer and owned and operated Char-Joy Farms for many years, after raising cows he raised goats.  Chuck square danced for over 25 years and was a member of the Batavia Silver Stars.  He enjoyed gardening and traveling; he visited 18 states on one trip.   

In addition to his parents, Chuck was predeceased by his wife Joyce; brother Eugene; sisters Clara Corbin, Anna Mary Beach; step-daughter Rhonda Yingling.

He is survived by his loving companion of 32 years, Arlene Kirkwood; his son Peter (Maureen) Beach; daughters Paula (James) Dresser, Patricia O’Hara, Peggy Beach; grandchildren Christine, Julie, Andrew, Cynthia, Adam, Sara, Kaitlyn, Christopher, Ryan, Rebecca; 21 great-grandchildren; step-daughter Crystal Yingling as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.   

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 16650 State Route 31 Holley on Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. where his memorial service will be at 3 p.m. followed by Military Honors.

Memorials may be made to the organization of one’s choice.

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