Herb (Kip) Beadle joined the PCMS staff in 2012. Upon graduating from Glenwood HS, he began working at the Hoover Company. He had 35 years of service time with them before being forced into early retirement due to the company’s closing. During a layoff in 1974, he began working for North Canton City Schools in the maintenance department where he continued to be a substitute custodian until 2011. Kip served in the Army National Guard, as a policeman in Waynesburg, and as an auxiliary policeman in North Canton. He has been a fire fighter in North Canton since 1992 and is currently a captain, fire inspector, and EMT. He and his wife, Cheryl, have 3 sons, 2 daughter-in-laws, and 2 grandchildren. His hobbies are horseback riding, boating, fishing, and woodworking.