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 Arthur Bard

Arthur Bard

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Death 3 Jan 2007 (aged 69)
Burial Mount Morris, Genesee County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 17303105 · View Source
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Arthur Lester (Joe) Bard was born February 7, 1937 in Greenville, Kentucky to Reverend James A. Bard, Sr. and Sarah D. Bard. After graduating from Drakesboro Community High School in 1957, he went on to serve in the United States Army in which he was Honorably Discharged. In 1963, he moved to Flint, Michigan and was initially employed at Mead Containers. He furthered his career at Chevrolet Truck and Bus Assembly where he retired after twenty-nine years of service. After moving to Flint, he met Martha Jo Coleman in 1964. They were united in holy matrimony on May 29, 1965. They were blessed with three wonderful children; Stephen, Christopher and Marlisse. Mr. Bard was an outstanding athlete and was named to the All-Tournament Team for the Kentucky High School Athletic League in 1957. Joe especially enjoyed coaching and mentoring children of all ages. He developed a passion for golf at the age of 15 when he became a caddy. Joe took great pleasure in playing the game of golf with family and friends for over 40 years.

Mr. Arthur L. (Joe) Bard leaves to cherish his memory: loving wife of 41 years, Martha and four children, Stephen (Lynnann) of Henderson, NV, Christopher (Nicole) of Grand Rapids, MI, Marlisse (Gregory) of Appleton, WI and Katrinka (Leondis) of Lakewood, CA; 10 grandchildren, Brianna, David, Kevin, Jericka, Nicholas, Madison, Bryce, Morgan, Payton and Ryan; one great-grandchild, Andre; sisters, Jane Joiner, Sarah Johnson, and Mary (William) Harriford all of Flint; brothers, Lenzell (Barbara) of Evansville, IN and Benzell (Esther) of Beaver Dam, KY; mother and father-in-law, Robert and Mattie Coleman; sisters-in-law, Bobbie Bard and Laverne Dawkins; brother-in-law, Robert Coleman, Jr.; god-daughter, Alissa Bard-Wilson; a host of nieces, nephews and close family friends.

Mr. Bard was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. James A. Bard, Sr. and Sarah D. Bard; brothers, Wallace (Rudy) and James (Pete); sister, Maggie Louise Billings; son, Cedric DuBenion.


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  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17303105
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Bard (7 Feb 1937–3 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17303105, citing Flint Memorial Park, Mount Morris, Genesee County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46795196) .