29 Apr Edward Beall
Mr. Edward W. Beall, 73, of Cedar Grove, died Sunday, Jan. 2, at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville.
He was the husband of Maxine H. Beall.
Born May 21, 1926, in Cedar Grove, he was the son of the late William E. and Celeste Watkins Beall.
Mr. Beall worked on his father’s dairy farm and sold Pioneer seed. He then went to work at the Montgomery County Detention Center, where he was a sergeant. After that he went on to be an environmental health inspector for Montgomery County.
When he retired, he spent much of his time working with his rabbits and sheep. Mr. Beall was a life member of the Montgomery County Fair, a charter member of the Agricultural Farm Park, a member of the Montgomery County Farm Bureau, the Montgomery County Agricultural Center, a member of the Montgomery County Archaeology Society, a member of the American Rabbit Breeders Association and the National Capital Rabbit Breeders Association.
He also enjoyed studying the history of Montgomery County and surrounding counties. He was a former 4-H leader.
He was a member and former deacon of Upper Seneca Baptist Church. He also attended Greenridge Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Robin B. Keyser and husband Robert W. of Germantown; one sons, Timothy W. Beall and wife Carol of Myersville; three grandchildren, Karen W. Keyser of Germantown, and Christopher and Ashley Beall of Myersville; and one sister, Ann Schramm of Potomac.