GRANTSVILLE — Shawn Eric Beals, 35, of Grantsville, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland.
Born Sept. 30, 1977 in Meyersdale, Pa., he was the son of Mark D. and Kathryn S. (Maust) Beals.
Shawn was a 1995 graduate of Northern Garrett High School and was employed by Folk Glass and Mirror, Grantsville. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Shawn never met a stranger. Born with the “gift of gab”, he was known to most as “Yap”. He was a devoted family member and friend and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Along with his parents, he is also survived by a brother, Mark Beals and wife, Jennifer, Cumberland; paternal grandmother, Betty Beals, Meyersdale; and a niece, Addison Beals.
A private family memorial service will be held Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, with the Rev. David Klink officiating.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.newmanfuneralhomes.com.