Mr. Michael Dwight Beattie
New Ellenton, SC—A celebration of life service for Mr. Michael Dwight Beattie, age 73, will be held 3:00 pm Sunday September 18, 2022, at Cole Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Hanna officiating. Mr. Beattie entered into rest Tuesday September 13, 2022 at his residence. He was the beloved husband of Mrs. Linda Kay Speaks Beattie for 51 years and the son of the late Mr. Dwight Beattie and the late Mrs. Dorothy Beattie. Mr. Beattie was a native of Gaffney, SC, and had made the Aiken area his home for most of his life. He was a Christian and a member of the Freedom Riders Biker Church. Mr. Beattie worked for 47 years at Owens Corning Fiberglass as an electrician. He enjoyed fishing, the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Falcons, the South Carolina Gamecocks, watching westerns, and his dog Harvey. Additional survivors include: one son Michael (Kristie) Beattie, Aiken; one brother Randy (Pattie) Beattie, VA; one sister Jan (Rauly) Judy Aiken; one grandchild Lyndsey Beattie, Wagener; and his in-laws Harvey (Linda) James Speaks, Statesville, NC, and Patricia Speaks, Statesville, NC. Mr. Beattie was preceded in death by two sisters Sheila Gardner and Darlene Ray and four in-laws Phil Speaks, Margie Speaks, Brenda Speaks, and Phillip Speaks. A visitation with the family will take place following the service at COLE FUNERAL HOME 1544 UNIVERSITY PKWY (118 BYPASS) AIKEN, SC 29801 803-648-7175. Please sign the online registry at www.colefuneralhomeinc.net.