January 17, 1945 ~ August 27, 2021

Born in: Oakland, California
Resided in: Union City, California

William “Bill” Daniel Beaton was born in Oakland, CA in 1945. He worked as a Tool & Die Maker/Machinist at Reynolds Metals/Ball Corporation in Hayward until the plant closed and he retired. He lived in Union City, CA for over 52 years. He enjoyed watching football, especially the 49ers and Raiders! He followed politics from local to national. But Bill got the most joy from attending his grandchildren’s sports games and talking with his family and friends.

He is survived by his daughters Kim Marshall from Fremont, CA, and Tamie Beaton from Oakhurst, CA, as well as 3 granddaughters, 2 grandsons, 1 great-grandson, 1 great-granddaughter, and a sister, Colleen Burke, from Crescent City, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents James Abel Beaton and Marjorie Barnes O’Brien Beaton.

In honor of Bill, spend time with your family watching a football game, fishing, or just making happy memories.

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  1. I’m so sorry for the loss of my sweet daughter in laws grandfather. I’m so sorry for his family as well. I can see my daughter in law Crystal Beaton Sbrega in his face, as well as her brothers. I wish we could have met him. It was so nice to read how he admired his grandchildren. Grandchildren are a gift. He seems like a wonderful man. Cherish the memories you have made with him and he will always stay alive. He’s not far away, he’s forever in your heart❤️

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  2. CandleKim,
    Sending you good thoughts and prayers. I’m sure I heard your dad cheering in the stands when our daughters competed against each other in basketball years ago. 🙏🏼❤️

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