Paul E. Beller, Sr., 91, of Apple Grove, formerly of Cabin Creek, passed away peacefully at his home in the presence of his family on Sunday, October 28, 2012. He was born May 23, 1921 in Parkersburg, to William A. Beller and Zena Green Beller. He was a 1942 Graduate of Clear Fork High School where he played varsity football. Due to a football injury, he was unable to join his friends in active duty during WWII. Instead he worked in the Baltimore shipyards, returning home to work for DuPont in Belle, then for Carbon Fuel Coal Company from where he retired. He was baptized in The Church of Christ Faith. Dad was always there for his family - everyone knew they could depend on him.
He was predeceased by his parents, Bill and Zena; step-mother, Hattie Beller; wife, Juanita Ruth Jarrell Beller in 2003; brothers, Lloyd and Murrell (Charley) Beller; sisters, Midra Groves and Goldie Moses; and granddaughter, JoAnn Lloyd.
He is survived by his three children, Sandra James and husband, Bob, of Dunbar, Bonnie Lloyd Casey and husband, Bo, of Apple Grove, and Paul (Jim/Country), also of Apple Grove. He leaves behind his seven grandchildren, Jodi James, Bill Lloyd and wife, Missy, Buddy Casey and wife, Mary, Paul, Nathan, Mindi and Ross Beller, as well as eight great-grandchildren, James, BJ, Hannah Ruth, Casey, Gracie, Nathan, Noah, and Brock. He is also survived by his sisters, Jean Flint of Beckley and Louise Bittinger of Va.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, November 2, 2012, at the Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, with Preacher Ernie Bowser officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Union Cemetery in Pliny. Friends may visit the family from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.