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Stephen Eugene (Steve) Beaty, 68, Columbia, KY native (1952-2020)

Stephen Eugene "Steve" Beaty of Bowling Green passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at his residence. He was 68 years old.

A public graveside service will be held at 1pmCT on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at the Haven Hill Cemetery, with Bro Jim Williams officiating.

For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.

Born July 7, 1952, in Columbia, KY he is the son of the late Clay Eugene Beaty and Ruby Lillian Corbin Beaty of Columbia who survives. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a sister Judith Reinig.

Steve was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed assisting his father delivering bread for Kerns Bread.

In addition to his mother he is survived by a sister Rebecca Keith of Columbia; five nieces and nephews Janet Harmon, Shelley Ramsey, Jason Keith, David Curry and Rhonda Garrett and a special friend and caregiver Deborah Yarberry of Bowling Green.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Harmon, Cory Harmon, Gary Keith, Anthony Ramsey, Jordan Bradley and James Grzywacz.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Stephen Eugene (Steve) Beaty, 68, Columbia, KY native (1952-2020)

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