Monday, August 29, 2016
PVT Ira Dayton Beavers
PVT Ira Dayton Beavers, b. 15 Dec 1915 - d. 29 Aug 1944. Son of William Riley and Mary Lou Emma (Rutledge) Beavers. Was born in Belleville, Arkansas but living in California when drafted in January 1944. Ira was serving with L Company 116th Infantry when he was killed. He was survived by his wife, Opal, as well as his parents and 6 siblings. His body was repatriated and he is buried in Grangeville Cemetery, Armona, California.