Wayne Merle Beatty, 83, passed away May 10, 2011. He was born June 11, 1927, to Loran and Marvel Beatty.

Wayne served in the Navy from 1944 to 1946. He was an electrical engineer for Rockwell in California. Wayne was a member of Star Promenaders Square Dance Club, American Philatelist Society, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and Jacksonville First Presbyterian Church.

Wayne is survived by his son, Don (Marie) Beatty; his stepson, John (Mo) Kavan; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bea; and son, Bill Beatty.

A memorial service will be held Monday, May 16, 2011, at 1:00 p.m., at Perl Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Macular Degeneration Foundation.

Arrangements are by Perl Funeral Home (541) 772-5488.