Charles (Carl) D. Beattie

Charles (Carl) D. Beattie, 98, of Fulton, died peacefully
on March 3, 2019 at Seneca Hill Manor, Minetto, NY.
Born in New Kensington, PA, Carl was the oldest son of
Charles and Anna Beattie. He grew up during the great
depression and often hunted small game to help put food
on the table during lean times. It was his love of the
outdoors that led him to a life as a professional bird dog
trainer. He raised and trained many field champion English
pointers and setters, winning competitive field trials up and
down the east coast for over 3 decades, minus his time
as a Sergeant in the Army’s 12th Armored Division during
WWII. Carl was captured by the German army in southern
France during a fire fight in January 1945 and was held for
89 days at Stalag 13C in Hammelburg, Germany, and then
freed by the 16th Armored Division advancing through
Hammelburg. Back stateside, Carl returned to dog training
at a kennel near Brookville, PA where he met Patricia Jean
Miller and they joined in marriage lasting 68 years. A 12
year second career as a Lieutenant on the Phoenix, NY
town police force was another of his proud accomplishments
in life. Carl enjoyed a long retirement that included time with
his family, cheering on the Yankees and a good game of
pitch. He was predeceased by his parents, brother Hub
Beattie, a granddaughter Megan Beattie, and a daughter-
in-law Patty Beattie. Surviving are his wife Patricia, sons
Carl and Robert (Cricket), 5 grandchildren and 3 great-
grandchildren. The family would like to thank the Syracuse
VA Hospital’s Team Blue personnel who contributed greatly
to Carl’s long healthy life, and also the 3rd floor staff of
Seneca Hill Manor who took good care of him during his
last year of life. There will be no funeral service at the
request of the family and a spring burial with military honors
is planned. Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home has
care of arrangements.

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