CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Funeral arrangements are set Cerea Beal Jr. of Matthews.
Beal Jr.,58, and 37-year-old Shanda Fanning, of Lynchburg, Tenn., were piloting the Airbus 300 jet that crashed about 6 a.m. near the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport August 14, 2013.
Beal had been with UPS since 1990 and served more than six years in the Marines as a heavy lift helicopter pilot. Fanning had been with UPS since 2006.
Funeral service for Beal is Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. The visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 7237 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28214.