Thomas “Boomer” Beadling 41 of Weirton, WV passed away March 27, 2005 at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was born on May 17, 1963 in Weirton, WV, the son of William Beadling of Burgettstown, PA and the late Dolores Sessi Beadling. Boomer was employed by the Ball Corporation in Weirton where he worked for 11 years as an operator. He served his country in the US Navy as an engineer on the nuclear submarine USS Flying Fish. Boomer was Catholic and attended St Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Weirton. In addition to his father he is survived by five sisters; Eileen Doran of Topeka, Kansas, Kathleen Williams of Indianapolis, Indiana, Karen Renne of Washington, PA, Colleen Guler of Baltimore, Maryland and Maureen Sanders of Philadelphia, PA, three brothers; Dan Beadling of Burgettstown, PA, Tim Beadling of Greensburg, PA and William Beadling of Weirton, WV; and several uncles, aunts, cousins and many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St, Weirton, WV. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be Wednesday, 10:00AM at St Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Weirton, WV. Military services will be conducted by the VFW Firing Squad and the Evert Maki American Legion Post 10 Honor Guard. Burial will be held privately. Memorial contributions can be made to the Arthritis Foundation, PO Box 96280, Washington, DC 20077-7491 Share tributes with his family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Tim, Maria, and Beadling Family. So very sorry to hear about the loss of Boomer. I remember many enjoyable times with him during my high school years with Tim and the gang. May the God of all Comfort, comfort you in this difficult time. Your Pal Always, “Skins”

  2. I was so saddened to hear of Boomer’s passing. My heart goes out to your entire family. I will forever have wonderful memories of the times I spent with all of you. I take comfort knowing that he is now with Bubba. She will undoubtedly take care of him as she always did. You are all in my prayers. With love, Maureen McElwain

  3. Tim, Maria, and the Beadling family. I am saddened and shocked at the news of Boomer. My condolences go out to all of you.

  4. Timmy, Maria and the Beadling Family, I was so very sorry to hear of the loss of Boomer. I will forever remember his kind smile and his jovial way. I hope your memories, and the memories of all those he touched, give you comfort at this time. May God keep you close in his care. With deepest sympathy, Mary McElwain Orsino

  5. My heart goes out to all of you. I can’t even imagine what it would be like to lose a child – no matter how old – or a sibling. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. All I keep thinking is “He truly is at a much better place, probably peacefully in the arms of his mother”. God Bless all of you.

  6. We were sorry to hear of the loss of Boomer. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. I am sure he was greated by not only our Lord but by your mother. I’ll bet he gave her a birthday kiss from all of you. God Bless Vince, Dody, Rachel, abd Anthny

  7. Tim and Maria, We were so sorry to hear about the loss of Boomer. You and your family are in our prayers. Leonard & Lorraine Tost

  8. Bill, Tim , Maria , and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Boomer. He was a great guy with a smile you can’t forget. I remember so many happy times when we were all in high school. I’m sure he’s in a better place, undoubtedly with Bubba. Your family will be in my prayers.

  9. Nunu and all our aunts and uncles, We will miss Uncle Boomer. He taught us to love the Steelers. He even taught us about deer meat, which we didn’t love so much. We will always remember how he shared his special Steeler’s jester hat with us and gave Kevin his tickets to a Steeler vs. Ravens game. We are sorry that we can’t attend his funeral. We love you all. Colleen and Kevin

  10. My memory of Boomer will always be a laugh and a great song. Give Mr. Rooney a little help with our Steelers. I will miss you,Boomer.

  11. Dear Uncle Bill and Family, Please know we share in your grief. Boomer’s sweet, kind soul will be profoundly missed by many. As a young girl, I fondly remember Boomer belting out “Country Roads, Take Me Home” with his beloved brothers and friends. And as a young woman, he showed me the beauty of Louis Armstrong’s song, “Oh What a Wonderful World”. Unlike many, he thoroughly enjoyed life and to me the world is a more wonderful place for having known him. I know his country road will safely take him home. Linda Beadling Spillmann Munich, Germany

  12. Billy & Family: We were deeply saddened to hear of Boomer’s passing. Although we didn’t get to see much of him over the past few years, he will always be remembered for his kindness & great sense of humor.I will never forget all the good times we had down by the lake. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.


  14. Tim, Maria, and family, We are very sorry for the loss of your brother. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  15. We were so sad to hear the news of Boomer passing. He had the biggest heart I’ve ever seen. He never took and always gave. God bless Boomer. He will be missed. Pete, Joanna & Charlie

  16. Timmy, Maria, Beadling family: We couldn’t believe it when Vince told us the news of Boomer. Tom “Boomer”, we will always remember the amusing and humorous things you did at Madonna (biting a football player opponent). You will be sadly missed by your classmates. We will be thinking of the fun memories of you on your birthday as Donna shares the same date (5/17/63). Our prayers are with you, the Beadlings, while your hearts ache and grieve for Boomer. “From every peril of the sea, please bring him home safely to me”. (US Navy prayer)

  17. Dear Beadling family, Our deepest sympathy, to all of you, on the loss of Boomer. We knew Boomer, in his high school days, many years ago. He was always a happy and loving person, when he came to our house. He was a joy to be with. Sincerely, Mike & Patty Hvizdak

  18. For the Beadling family…I am deeply saddened by the passing of Boomer. I have fond memories of Boomer during high school wrestling,not only was he strong as an “Ox”, he was such a prankster..a blast to be around..You always knew it was Boomer who done it..his face would always turn red and he could not hide behind that devious smile of his! I pray that you recieve strength and understanding to get you through this difficult time.

  19. Bill, I’m so very sorry for your loss. I can’t fanthom the pain in the loss of a child. You have my deepest sympathy. If there is anything I can do please call me. All my prayers are with you in this time of sorrow.

  20. Karen and family – my sister just found the obituary. I am so sorry for your loss of your brother. My thoughts are with you. I know how it hurts after losing both parents a year apart. Love, Francine

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