Gary Beal, 61

Gary Lynn Beal, 61, of rural Columbia City, died at 11:36 a.m. Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Parkview Main Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born April 7, 1950 in Hudson, Mich., a son of the late Clarence L. and Eva (Hilbourn) Beal. Survivors include his wife, Debbie; two daughters, Robin Trudeau and Billie Jo Beal; a son, Kelby Beal; two brothers, George Beal and Wayne Beal; and three sisters, Connie Strouse, Gloria Miller and Clarice Sheldon.The funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City with Nancy Zummack, certified Life-Cycle Celebrant officiating. Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.Condolences may be sent to www.smithandsonsfuneralhome.com.