Edgar Beery joined the Annandale Lions Club on April 1, 1962, and
was a member until his death. Lion Edgar served as an
officer and director of the Club for many years, and served as
Club President in 1968-69. For several decades, meetings
of the Board of Directors were held in his offices. He was
awarded a Melvin Jones Fellowship, the highest honor that can be
awarded by Lions Club International. It was a privilege to
know and serve with Lion Edgar.
was published in The Washington Post on 2/15/2007:
EDGAR CARROLL BEERY, JR.
EDGAR CARROLL BEERY, JR., of Pawleys Island, SC, died Sunday,
February 11, 2007 in South Carolina. Mr. Beery was born August
7, 1919 in Washington, DC, a son of the late Edgar Carroll Beery
and Edna Aldhizer Beery. He grew up in Washington, DC and then
later moved to Virginia.
Mr. Beery was a graduate of the Catholic University School of
Architecture and a US Navy Veteran of WWII. He founded and was a
retired partner of the BeeryRio architecture firm. Mr. Beery was
instrumental in advancing education in architecture in the US
and was a Fellow Emeritus, American Institute of Architecture.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Jane Stanton
and his second wife, Irene B. Shubart. Survivors include his
wife, Mona Beery; two sons, Edgar C. Beery, III of VA, Mark
Beery of FL; two daughters, Carol Hall of VA, Marilyn Beery of
DC; three step children, Thomas, James and Millie; four
grandchildren; and a brother, Rumsey Beery of VA. A memorial
service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, February 16, 2007 at St.
Paul's Waccamaw United Methodist Church. The family will receive
friends from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, February 15, 2007 at
GOLDFINCH FUNERAL HOME, Litchfield-Pawleys Chapel. In lieu of
flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to
St. Paul's Waccamaw United Methodist Church, 180 St. Pauls
Place, Pawleys Island, SC 29585. An online guestbook is