Elgie Beal, Jr., 82, worked for Clairol R&D

Elgie Beal, Jr., 82, of Ridgefield, husband of Antoinette (Carcusa) Beal, died on Monday evening, July 1, 2013 at his home.

Mr. Beal was born in Henderson County, Tennessee, July 20, 1930, son of the late Elgie and Margaret (Stokes) Beal.  He was raised and educated in Tennessee and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean era.

A resident of Stamford from 1953 until relocating to Ridgefield in 1969, Mr. Beal was retired from the Clairol Corporation of Stamford where he was employed in the Research and Development Division.

Mr. and Mrs. Beal were married in 1957.

He enjoyed fishing, country music and was a great lover of animals.

Mr. Beal was a member of St. Mary Parish, Ridgefield.

In addition to his wife, Antoinette of fifty-six years, Mr. Beal is survived by a son, Joseph C. Beal and his wife, Jane of Brookfield; a daughter, Kellie A. Brattesani and her husband, Frank J. of Brookfield; six grandchildren, Amanada C. Eide and her husband, Christopher, Christopher F. Brattesani, Jessica J. Beal, Samuel C. Beal, Madeline J. Beal and Emma R. Beal and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral service and burial will take place on Friday, July 5, 2013 at 1:30 pm in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield.

There will be no calling hours.

Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.