Carl J. Bey age 82 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 9:44 P.M. on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Carl was born May 26, 1929 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Clarence D. & Ursina (Gigandet) Bey.
Carl is survived by his wife, Donna Lou (Gower) Bey, whom he married June 27, 1953; sons & daughter-in-law, Dennis & Mary Jo Bey of Troy and Douglas Bey of Chesapeake, Virginia; grandchildren, B.J. Bey and Andrea Bey; brothers & sister-in-law, Jerome & Loretta Bey of Versailles and Wilmer Bey of Versailles; and sisters & brothers-in-law, Thelma & Mark Jutte of Ft. Recovery and Marlene & Les McCullough of Greenville.
In addition to his parents, Carl is also preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Lennartz; and a sister-in-law, Phyllis Bey.
Carl served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked at Carl Subler Trucking as a maintenance supervisor for 30 years. Carl also worked at Munson Transportation; retired from Heartland Express in 1996 and then later worked at Eugene Meyer Trucking. Carl was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles. He was a Golden Eagle member of the Versailles Eagles Aerie 2347. Carl was an avid hunter, he especially enjoyed deer hunting.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Fr. John White officiating. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial contributions be made to the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard or St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com