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John "Jack" Beall

September 1, 2023

John Beall Obituary

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Rock Hill, SC formerly of Laurel, MD – Mr. John F. “Jack” Beall, 76, passed away Friday, September 1, 2023, at his home.   

Born in Riverdale, MD, Jack was the son of the late Joseph (Jack) D. Beall and the late Ann T. Zinger.  He was drafted into the Army and served three years, with two tours in Vietnam. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Cross of Gallantry.  He previously worked for WB Maske Sheet Metal in Bladensburg, MD. In 1986, he began his career with the Department of the Navy, David Taylor Model Basin until he retired in 2010 as a Model Maker.  During his career, he received numerous accolades and monetary awards as he participated in the Suggestion Program.  

Jack enjoyed playing softball and participated in many leagues. He enjoyed coaching the Boys and Girls Club’s basketball and softball teams in Maryland City and served as an umpire at all levels of softball in the boys and girls club and men’s and women’s leagues.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 60 in Laurel, MD.   Mr. Beall enjoyed staying active in his churches.  He enjoyed participating in Mission trips with Hope Baptist in Laurel, MD and Builders for Christ building churches in many states east of the Mississippi River.  He loved his Rock Hill First Baptist Church family and was always willingly to lend a hand to anyone in need.  Jack loved his family and especially enjoyed traveling on cruises and dancing with his wife, Amber.  A caring father, he was always up for a good “Dad” joke.

Mr. Beall is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Amber L. Beall; his daughter, Nikki Beall (Shannon Frye) of Annandale, VA; his brother, James Fischetti (Grace) of Laurel, MD and his twin brother, Joseph Beall of Covington, VA; several nieces and nephews and his grand-dogs, Harper and Rooney.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Fischetti and his sister, Jeri Webb.

Visitation will be held Monday, September 4, 2023, from 6:00-7:30 pm at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 1:00 pm at First Baptist Church, 481 Hood Center Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730 with Reverend Jamie Burdette officiating. 

Visitation will also be held on Friday, September 8, 2023, from 6:00-8:00 pm at Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A., 313 Talbott Avenue, Laurel, MD, 20707. Funeral services for Jack will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 11:00 am at Hope Baptist Church, 8301 Stephens Road, Laurel, MD 20723.  Interment will follow in Meadowridge Memorial Park, 7250 Washington Blvd., Elkridge, MD, 21075.

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September 8, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A.
LAUREL, MD 20707

Funeral Service
September 9, 2023

11:00 AM
Hope Baptist Church (Stephens Road)

A graveside service will follow the funeral service

Meadowridge Memorial Park
7250 Washington Boulevard
Elkridge, MD 21075


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