Joseph R. Beatty, age 53, suddenly, of Lombard, died February 28, 2021.
Joseph was the loving son of James (Christine) and the late Carolyn nee Hall; dear brother of the late James; and friend of many.
Funeral Service Friday, March 5, at 12 Noon at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Visitation Thursday 6:30 – 7:30 PM and Friday 10 AM until time of Funeral Service. Interment will follow at Oakridge Cemetery, Hillside..
Joseph grew up in Lombard and lived in Lombard and Oak Park his entire life. He attended St. John’s Grade School in Lombard. He graduated from Walther Lutheran High School and Concordia University. He was an exchange student in Australia.
Joseph was a well-known composer, musician and guitarist who played at local venues in the Chicago area. Joseph was a former teacher, who taught 7th and 8th grade at Concordia Grade School in River Forest. He loved sports.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Music Department at Concordia University, Chicago Foundation, 7400 Augusta Street, River Forest, IL 60305 would be appreciated. Please note in the memo line “Music Department in memory of Joseph Beatty”.
Concordia University, Chicago Foundation
7400 Augusta Street, River Forest IL 60305
Please note in the memo line “Music Department in memory of Joseph Beatty”.