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Obituary: William Robert Beard, Metcalfe Co., KY

Mr. Beard was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the 7th Day Adventist Church and was a retired cabinet maker.

William Robert Beard. age 93 of Goodlettsville, TN. died Friday, October 2, 2009 in Springfield, TN.

The funeral services will be held 2:00pmCT, Monday, October 5, 2009, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East ST, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the VanZant Cemetery, R. Mitchell RD, Knob Lick, KY. Visitation will be from 12 noon CT until 2pmCT, Monday, at the funeral home in Edmonton, KY.

William Robert Beard (June 26, 1916 - October 2, 2009)

William Robert Beard was born June 26, 1916, and is the son of the late Weeden and Dora Lambirth formerly of the Knob Lick Community of Metcalfe Co., KY. He died in Springfield, TN, October 2, 2009, at the age of 93 years, 3 months, and 6 days.

He was a retired Cabinet Maker. Mr. Beard was a World War II veteran and a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.He is survived by his wife, Eva Wheeler Beard, Goodlettsville, TN, and the following:
  • Two sons: John William Beard, Goodlettsville, TN, and Timothy Edward Beard of Collegedale, TN

  • Two daughters: Elizabeth Jones of Chloe, WV, and Sarah Evelyn Wheeler of Seattle, WA

  • Three sisters: Ruth Huffman and Mary Edna Porter, both of Glasgow, KY, and Evelyn Ratay of Collegeville, IL. He is also survived by four grandchildren.
Butler Funeral Home, 201 East ST, Edmonton, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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