|Birth: ||Nov. 11, 1934|
|Death: ||Jul. 13, 2010|
Ruby Lois Beard, 75, died Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at River Pointe Health Campus, Evansville.
Ruby was born Nov. 11, 1934, in Warrick County to Herman and Edythe Fisher.
She grew up on the family farm where she lived all her life. Ruby was a graduate of Chandler High School Class of 1952. She was a member of Chandler United Methodist Church. She retired from John H. Castle Elementary School Cafeteria.
Ruby enjoyed the river camp activities, bingo, Castle High School Football and IU Basketball. She followed her children's and grandchildren's scholastic and sports activities. Ruby was a longtime church youth group counselor and enjoyed family gatherings. She was a wonderful cook.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald D. Beard in 1998, and a sister, Joyce Ann Stevens.
Ruby is survived by four children, Jerry Beard and wife, Lisa, of Newburgh, Roger Beard and wife, Theresa, of Chandler, Scott Beard and wife, Judy, of Westampton, N.J., and Andy Beard and wife, Shannon, of Evansville; six grandchildren, Max Perkins, Brianna and Ryan Beard, Jennifer Arsenault and husband, Pete, Corey and Clint Rhodes; two great-grandchildren, Jonathon and Stella Arsenault; in-laws, Don and Reda Beard, Dwight and Joan Beard, Brenda and Fred White and Ronald and Karen Fenneman; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Drs. Harry Harvey and Edward Fox office and River Pointe Health Campus and Heritage Hospice.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Koehler Funeral Home Perigo Chapel, 7022 Heim Road, in Chandler, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery in Chandler.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at Koehler Funeral Home Perigo Chapel in Chandler.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Heritage Hospice, 1202 West Buena Vista Rd., Evansville.
Published in Courier Press on July 15, 2010
Herman M Fisher (1905 - 1967)
Edythe M Fisher (1905 - 1988)
Gerald D Beard (1934 - 1998)
Chandler (Warrick County)
Created by: BDA.
Record added: Jul 15, 2010
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