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 Walter Earl Beard

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Walter Earl Beard

  • Birth 12 Dec 1921 Carlos, Randolph County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 29 Jun 2009 Centerville, Wayne County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Williamsburg, Wayne County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 98367375

Obit of Walter E. Beard, local newspaper pal-item.com used under fair use.
Walter E. Beard, 87, of Richmond, died Monday, June 29, 2009, in Pinehurst Village, Centerville.
He was born in Carlos on Dec. 12, 1921, the son of Harry and Myra (Hunnicutt) Beard. He lived most of his life in the Economy and Hagerstown area.
Walter served with the U.S. Air Force for 20 years, was a retired employee of Dana Corp., Hagerstown, and had been a farmer and carpenter.
He is survived by five children, Robert Beard (Rhonda), Barbara Corwin (Andy), Ronald Beard, Richard Beard (Debbie) and Valerie Shelton (Max); seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jim Beard (Betty) and Chester Beard; two sisters, Esther Ankorom and Charlotte Vanover; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Phyllis Mae (Wilber)Beard(1933-1964) and his second wife, Alice E(Rineheart)Beard(1924-2004), ; three brothers, John Beard(1916-1995), Harry Beard(1919-2003) and Raymond Beard(1926-1928); two sisters, Bessie Shook(1914-2009) and Frances Wise(1913-1994).
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, July 3, in Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Rev. Sue Cartee will officiate. Burial will be in Williamsburg Cemetery, where military graveside services will be conducted. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association.


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  • Maintained by: Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
  • Originally Created by: Perry W. Caldwell
  • Added: 6 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98367375
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Earl Beard (12 Dec 1921–29 Jun 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98367375, citing Williamsburg Cemetery, Williamsburg, Wayne County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Robert Dunbar Austin Jr (contributor 47388087) .