Edward M. Beane Jr.

LANCASTER—Edward Milton Beane Jr. passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the age of 83. A graveside service will be held at Historic White Marsh Methodist Church at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 31. 

Ed was born in Lancaster on July 8, 1938, to Edward “Dickie” and Emma Beane. He graduated from Lancaster High School in 1957. Edward was drafted into the Army and served in the occupation forces in Germany. He was honorably discharged in 1968.

Following his military service, Edward returned to Lancaster where he lived with his wife, Betty H. Beane, and son, Doug Beane. Edward worked for the Orkin and Tomlinson exterminating companies as a salesman and was the top salesman in the nation for Orkin for several years. 

Edward is survived by his sister, Judy; ex-wife, Betty; his son, Doug and daughter-in-law, Mei-Li; and his six grandchildren, Eleanor, Liam, Christina, Gabriel, Jessica and Olivia Beane. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ed may be made to Historic White Marsh Church and mailed to P.O. Box 24 Lancaster, VA 22503.