|Birth: ||Sep. 19, 1914|
|Death: ||Mar. 1, 2007|
COLEMAN -- Ray Beard age 92 of Coleman passed away Thursday, March 1, 2007 at 1:20 PM at the Brownwood Regional Medical Center in Brownwood.
Services will be Sunday at 2:30 PM at the Henderson
Funeral Chapel with Sealy Smith officiating. Interment will follow at the Coleman City Cemetery under the direction of Henderson Funeral Home of Coleman.
Ray was born September 19, 1914 in Lorena, Texas to the late Samuel Robert and Georgia Bell Springfield Beard. He was a lifetime resident of Coleman County where he attended schools. Ray married Opal Baker in Santa Anna and she preceded him in death in 1983. He married Jane Campbell in Coleman and she preceded him in death in 2003. Ray was a member of the Community Baptist Church and a retired truck driver.
Survivors include: 4 daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda and Tommy McGowen of McAllen, Texas, Ima and Jack Smith of Odessa, Texas, Bonnie and James Medford of Blackwell, Texas, and Vonda and Rod Brown of Lubbock, Texas; 2 brothers, Woody Beard of Arlington, Texas, and Bobby Beard of Houston, Texas; 2 special Nieces, Candy and husband Tom Mann of Coleman, Texas, and Jan Day of Coleman, Texas; Several grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Ray was preceded in death by: 2 sons - Gerald Dean Beard and Jimmy Ray Beard; 3 brothers - Coy Beard, Billy Beard and Harold Beard; and a sister - Daethine Yates.
HENDERSON FUNERAL HOMES
Dean Beard (1935 - 1989)*
Jimmie Ray Beard (1938 - 1938)*
Coleman City Cemetery
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Mar 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18186438