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Steven Andrew “Steve” Beatty Sr., 52, of Huntingtown died Jan. 20, 2013, at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.
He was born Aug. 24, 1960, in Washington, D.C., to Carl and Mary Beatty.
He was raised in District Heights and attended Suitland High School and Riverdale Baptist School. He married Rosemary Evelyn Partonen on May 9, 1980, and they lived in Forestville until moving to Huntingtown in 1988. He was employed at the Giant Food bakery, and owned and operated Beatty’s Home Improvement and Repair for 11 years. He was an oil truck driver for Besche Oil Co. and, most recently, a concrete truck driver for Chaney Enterprises. He was an avid fisherman, and he enjoyed playing guitar, building and flying radio controlled model airplanes, and tinkering with cars and boats.
He is survived by his loving wife, Rosemary E. Beatty; son, Steven A. Beatty Jr.; daughter, Christine E. Beatty, all of Huntingtown; parents, Carl and Mary Beatty of Owings; brother, Carl W. Beatty III of St. Leonard; sister, Bridgette Phelps; nieces, Mariam and Melissa Wyant and Erin Beatty; and nephew, Carl Beatty IV.
Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today, Jan. 25, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Rausch Funeral Home in Owings, where a funeral service and celebration of his life will follow at 2 p.m.
For memorial contributions, his family prefers that friends and loved ones honor his memory with their presence.