Joseph Wayne Beatty

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By The Staff

Joseph Wayne Beatty, 63, of Louisville, died Oct. 21, 2008, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville following a long illness.

Born in Louisville, he graduated from Millersburg Military Institute and Western Kentucky University. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon men’s Fraternity, the NRA, Tenure and Kentucky Public Retirees. He was a former principal at Monterey School in Owen County.

He is survived by his wife, Cheri Beatty; his daughter Shawnee (Buddy) Bennett of Frankfort; a son Cheyenne (Rae Gina) Beatty of Owenton; stepsons, Randy (Vicky) Green, Rob Green and Tommy Green of Elizabethtown; a sister, Beverly (Ron) Worley of Shelbyville; a stepsister, Lisa Hart of Harrodsburg; and stepbrothers, Paul (Angie) Beatty of Harrodsburg and Tom Brooks Beatty of Nicholasville. He is also survived by his 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother, Evelyn Murphy Beatty, and father, Joseph Aaron Beatty.

Funeral services were held Oct. 26, 2008.