|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1921|
|Death: ||Oct. 1, 1983|
John W. Beard, 62, a former employee of Delco Battery, died tuesday at the family residence, 2308 W. Eighth, apparently after suffering a heart attack.
Mr. Beard was employed at Delco for more than 34 years, retiring in 1974. He was a member of Delco Battery Sympathy Club and attended Locust Grove Church of the Brethren.
Calling hours at the mortuary are 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today or before the funeral at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday. Burial will be in Elm Ridge Cemetery.
A native of Terre Haute, Mr. Beard came to Muncie as a child and attended city schools. He spent most of his life in this area.
He served with the Army during World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Lucille Hardin Beard; a son, John, Cromwell; two brothers, Harold and David, both of Muncie; a granddaughter; three step-grandsons; two great-grandchildren; and 11 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Raymond Beard (1898 - 1966)
Elma Virginia McPheron Beard (1900 - 1967)
Virginia Lucille Hardin Beard (1920 - 2011)
Harold Raymond Beard (1919 - 1996)*
John W Beard (1921 - 1983)
Elm Ridge Memorial Park
Created by: Jane
Record added: Jan 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64783741
US Army--World War II|
Added: Oct. 13, 2012