Dr. Raymond Robert “Rob” Beatty, Jr., 66, of Annville died Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. We are most grateful for the compassionate care provided by all caregivers over the past two weeks at both HUP and The Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon.
Rob was the loving and devoted husband of Dr. Karla M. Ludwig to whom he was married for 34 years. Rob was born in Pittsburgh on April 4, 1953. He was the son of the late Patricia Coyne Beatty and the late Raymond R. Beatty, Sr.
Rob was a graduate of North Allegheny High School, a proud 1975 graduate of Princeton University (including membership in the Princeton Triangle Club) and a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Rob was a compassionate Pulmonary Physician for over 30 years. He retired in 2018 from Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
Rob is survived by a son, Elliot Bradford Beatty of King of Prussia, a daughter, Adrienne Champlain Beatty and her fiancee Michael Morabito of Philadelphia. He is also survived by a sister Kimberly Beatty of Pittsburgh.
Rob will always be remembered by those who knew him well for his curiosity, remarkable creativity and mindfulness. We will keep close not only his memory but the beautiful relics of his creativity.
A visitation will be held on Sunday from 1-3 PM at the Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, 618 E. Main Street, Annville. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Road, Myerstown, PA 17067 in his memory.