Gregory Beightol

Gregory Bruce Beightol

1951 - 2020

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Gregory Bruce Beightol, 68, of Pleasantville, passed away Thursday evening September 10, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie. Greg was born on October 21, 1951 in Johnstown, PA, a son of the late Robert and Margie Moody Beightol. He was married to Debra Burt on August 27, 1970. Greg was a graduate of Pleasantville High School, class of 1969. He was a veteran having served in the US Army during the Vietnam Conflict. Greg, a car enthusiast at heart, spent 40 years working in the car business where he forged many lifelong friendships. Greg had recently retired from his position as sales manager at Walker Bros. of Edinboro. Greg was associated with the Shamburg Christian Church of God. He was a former member of the Titusville Lodge #754 F.&A.M. He previously served as president of the Pleasantville Recreation Board for several years. Greg had coached Pleasantville Little League Baseball. He was an avid hunter; enjoyed listening to music; sitting on the back porch; and mostly spending time with his family. Greg was an avid drummer and founder of the local band “Foxfire” and enjoyed having his wife Debra as the lead singer. He was a traditional gentleman. He opened doors, pulled out chairs, helped ladies in and out of coats. He was warm. He was deep. He was loved. Greg is survived by his wife of Pleasantville; three children, Robert Beightol and wife Rachel of Titusville, Troy Beightol of Pleasantville, and Kathryn Locke and husband Travis of Titusville; seven grandchildren, Jacob and Emma Beightol, Abigayle DeMichele, Kennedy, Bobby, and Gregory Beightol, and Sophia Locke; a brother, Robert Beightol and wife Pam of Florida; three sisters, Leslie Corpuz of Hawaii, Kim Wescoat of Virginia, and Traci Smedley and husband Rick of Titusville; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. A private memorial service will be conducted for the family. The family asks that memorials be made to the American Heart Association at www2.heart.org; to the American Lung Association at www.lung.org; or to the American Kidney Fund at www.kidneyfund.org