Posted: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 2:09 pm
John Beard, 67, of South Fulton, died Sunday, July 18, 2010 at his residence.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hornbeak Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton, Ky. with burial in Obion County Memorials Gardens.
Beard was born Sept. 10, 1942 in Gibson County, son of the late John Henry and Hilda Fields Beard. He was retired from MTD Products in Martin as a custodian and had worked for the former Reelfoot Packing Company in Union City as a processor. He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Clinton, Ky.
Survivors include by his wife of 26 years, Mrs. Rita Vaughn Beard of South Fulton; two sons, Marc Beard of Rutherford and Keith Beard of Milan; one stepdaughter, Joy Turner of Dickson; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was also preceded in death by one stepdaughter, Amy Choate Turner; and one brother, Billy Beard.
Condolences may be left online at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.
Published in The WCP 7.20.10