|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1853|
|Death: ||Sep. 5, 1940|
Son of Joshua BARD and Rebecca Morgan JAMES. Husband of Rebecca A. HIMES.
Miles Martin BARD died at his home in Rockhill Furnace on Thursday evening, September 5, 1940, at 8 oíclock. Death was due to the infirmities of advanced age. A son of the late Joshua and Rebecca James Bard, he was born in Blacklog Valley, Huntingdon county, on April 4, 1853. At the time of death he was aged 87 years, five months and one day. On August 17, 1879, he was united in marriage with Rebecca A. HIMES. Mrs. Bard preceded him in death on May 20, 1938. Surviving are one son, John A. BARD, of Rockhill Furnace; a daughter, Mrs. Tone L. HANCOCK, of Mount Union, R. D., and a granddaughter, Mrs. Dalbert FORD, who was reared in the home of twelve grandchildren, six great Mr. and Mrs. BARD. There are also grandchildren and the the following sisters: Mrs. Adaline DAVIS, of Barree; Miss Margaret BARD, of Allenport; Mrs. Belle McKinstry, of Ryde; Mrs. J. O. KENYON, of Huntingdon, and Mrs. John LATHEROW, of Wilmerding, surviving. Mr. BARD resided in the vicinity of Rockhill for fifty-nine years. On April 15, 1873 he entered the employ of the East Broad Top Railroad company and retired January 16, 1935 from active service with a splendid record of over sixty-two yearsí service. He had been a faithful and highly respected employe of that company. He was a member of the Orbisonia Methodist church and for a long period of years supported it generously, and with his faithful wife, during her lifetime, was always in his place of duty. He was quiet and homeloving and was a loving father and good friends and neighbor. Funeral services will be held at his late residence in Rockhill at 2 p. m. Sunday, with his pastor, Rev. George MCCAHAN, officiating. Interment will be made in Odd Fellows cemetery, Rockhill, directed by Ottís funeral service. Friends may call at the home.
Joshua Bard (1825 - 1912)
Rebecca James Bard (1827 - 1908)
Rebecca A. Himes Bard (1858 - 1938)*
Mary J. Bard Lewis (1848 - 1929)*
Miles Martin Bard (1853 - 1940)
Barbara Bard Shields (1855 - 1927)*
Margaret R. Bard (1857 - 1950)*
Alfred A. Bard (1859 - 1908)*
Isabelle Bard McKinstry (1861 - 1945)*
Martha Bard Kenyon (1864 - 1950)*
Ella Bard Matthews (1866 - 1938)*
Alice Anna Bard Latherow (1872 - 1950)*
IOOF Memorial Cemetery
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Aug 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57001268
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