William C. Beals, 73, of La Grange died April 30, 2015. William was born in Pittsburg, Pa. on May 13, 1941, the son of Tom and Ruth (Dayton) Beals. He served in the Air Force during the Vietnam era from 1961-1965 as an aviation refueler. William is survived by his wife, Janie Beals of La Grange; son, Ronnie Beals and wife Kathy of Houston; son, Roy Beals of New York City, N.Y.; daughter, Rhonda Hentschel and husband Robert of Warda; stepson, Jason Touchet of La Grange and stepson James Touchet of Magnolia; one brother, Edward Beals of Pennsylvania. William is preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Ruth Beals, and two brothers, Roy and George Beals. Memorial services will be held on May 16, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Bethal Baptist Church at 650 South Ellinger Rd. in La Grange. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 1048 N. Jefferson, La Grange, Texas 78945.