Charles Lawrence Beall
Dr. Charles Lawrence "Larry" Beall, 75, of Morgantown, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at J W Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, on August 17, 1944, the son of the late James Elbert and Wilma Geraldine Troy Beall of Mannington, WV.
Larry grew up in Mannington where he was a Golden Horseshoe Recipient; a member of the National Honor Society; solo trumpeter in the WV State Band at the World's Fair in Seattle and a member of Virgil Vingle jazz band. He graduated as valedictorian of Mannington High School. He attended WVU and graduated as AB Biology WVU Board of Governors Scholar, and received his MD at WVU School of Medicine. Larry continued his education for his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC; Fellowship in Hematology Oncology WHC, 1st Fellow, Visiting Fellow in Hematology Oncology, National Cancer Institute (Lymphoma and Blood Banking), Bethesda, MD; Walter Reed Army Medical Center (Pediatric Oncology), Washington, DC; George Washington University (Coagulation), Washington, DC; National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD and Medical Ethics certification Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. He went on to serve with the 2290th US Army Hospital of Rockville, MD and retired as Captain. Larry moved to Wheeling WV and later to Dubuque Iowa where he continued private practice in Oncology and Hematology.
He returned to WV and continued his Hematology Oncology practice at Morgantown Internal Medicine Group. He then obtained training in Bone Marrow Transplantation at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. While continuing his private practice in Morgantown, he was also working at the Oncology Clinic at Fairmont General Hospital; as an Associate Professor of Medicine, Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at J W Ruby Memorial Hospital; Sr. Investigator Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group; Investigator National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project; Principal Investigator Coalition National Cancer Cooperative Group, Inc.; and was a Principal Investigator for various Pharmaceutical Groups.
He retired from Monongalia General Hospital after 33 years of service; where over the years he served as Chief of Internal Medicine and Chief of Staff. Larry worked with others to establish Hospice services in Monongalia County and served as Director of Morgantown Hospice for twenty years. He was extremely proud of his over 40 years in Practice as a Doctor.
His dedication to his calling as a physician was as important to him as his family. Even though he professionally accomplished much during his lifetime, he is to be noted as an extremely special man who was a wonderful son, brother, father, husband, grandfather and uncle. After retirement, Larry greatly enjoyed gardening, reading, traveling, dinners with friends and especially attending NYC Broadway Theater shows.
He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Elizabeth "Betsy" Ann Davis Beall; daughter, Lauren Beall (Scott) Stupar; son, Brad (Amy) Beall, grandchildren, Jacob Stupar, Emmalyn Beall, and Braelyn Beall; sister, Sally Beall (Charlie) Kolb; sister-in-law, Marjorie Davis (Jim) Welsh; brother-in-laws, Chris (Paula) Davis and Woody Davis; along with many other beloved cousins, nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces.
Larry was a member of St Mary's Catholic Church in Star City, WV. In accordance with his wishes, cremation services will be provided by Hastings Funeral Home, Omega Crematory.
There will be a Celebration of Life Memorial Service on Sunday January 26, 2020 with details to be announced later.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wig Bank at Zelda Stein Weiss Cancer Center at Mon Health Medical Center, 1200 J D Anderson Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505, or to Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center WVU - BMT Unit, P O Box 8110, Morgantown, WV 26506.
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Kathy Parrish
Jan 13, 2020
Dr. Beall Saved my life. I'm a survivor fromLeukemia because of him. Prayers to the family. We've lost a wonderful DR.
Joseph Lynch
Dec 30, 2019
Larry was a kind and gentle Physician. I completely enjoyed our work Relationship at The BMT Program at WVU. He had a great, quiet sense of humor, and his patients loved his knowledge, and sincerity. My Best Larry, and RIP. Your friend, Joe Lynch
Debbi Wiley Jones
Dec 30, 2019
Dr. Beall saved my Mom's life when she was given only 6 weeks to live with cancer in 1991. She went on to live 17 more years thanks to his treatment. I will always remember how caring he was and such a smart man and most of all a Christian. I pray for his wonderful family during this time of sorrow. So sorry for your loss of this special person.
Frances Baker
Dec 30, 2019
He was one great doctor
Dan Ross
Dec 29, 2019
Larry took good care of me through my four rounds of cancer. There is no doubt he helped me survive, in his care, from 1993-2012. He was a caring doctor and always looked out for my best interest. He certainly did his best for his patients! RIP my friend.
Janet maldovan
Dec 29, 2019
I worked w Dr Beall for years at MGH, such a great doctor and wonderful
Man. He will be missed by many. A special man who helped so many.
Nancy sickles
Dec 29, 2019
Worked with Dr. Be all at FGH, a wonderful Dr.. and friend,sure missed him when he left, will wish him more now!!prayers and blessings to his family!!!
Kay Hosey
Dec 29, 2019
A gentle, caring doctor and you will be missed. Blessings and prayers for family.
Henrietta Runion
Dec 29, 2019
Dr Be all was a great Dr and teacher. I will miss him. Prayers to the family