Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

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.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.


This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.
Editorial input on this obituary is welcome for consideration by Photos, changes, list of casketbearers, and other additions are welcome. Current policy is to also post cards of thanks free of charge. Contact using Contact/Submit button

This story was posted on 2009-10-03 08:49:50
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.