Dec. 12, 1922-Oct. 21, 2006

Monday, October 23, 2006

Edward Hawes Beswick, 83, Cloverdale, formerly of Plainfield, died Saturday.

Born in Columbus, he was the owner and barber of Ed's Barber Shop in Indianapolis on Michigan Road from 1950-68, on West 30th Street from 1968-76, and on East Street in Plainfield from 1976-2006. His career spanned 70 years.

He was 50-year member of both the Plainfield Masonic Lodge and the Cloverdale Eastern Star, having served as worshipful master and worthy patron. He was also drum major from 1959-73 in the Sahara Grotto Drum and Bugle Corps.

Surviving are three sons, John B. Cooper and wife Susie, Jim Foreman and wife Charlotte, and Tom Foreman; brother John Beswick and wife Elsie; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at noon Wednesday at Family Funeral Care, with burial in Maple Hill Cemetery, Plainfield.

Visitation is 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday.