Raela J. Beair


Raela J. Beair, 61, of DeGraff, passed away at 11:03 a.m. Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine.

She was born in Xenia on Oct. 20, 1956, to the late Raymond and Virginia McGraw Ryan.

On April 5, 1980, Raela married Michael Beair in Springhills and he survives; along with their three children, Trent Beair, Michelle (Daniel) Higbie and Ginny Beair; two grandsons, Jacob and Ethan Higbie; a sister, Kristi; two brothers, Samuel Ryan and Richard (Cindy) Ryan; several foster siblings; and many nieces and nephews.

A homemaker, Raela attended New Beginnings Church in DeGraff and volunteered with Epiphany Ministry.

A memorial service begins at noon Saturday, March 31, at New Beginnings Church, 127 N. Main St., DeGraff.

Memorial contributions may be made in Raela’s memory to Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 38, Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff and online condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.