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Obituary: George William Beard, 82, Adair Co., KY

'He was a great man and loved his family and friends. George William Beard loved God and was a member of Columbia Christian Church, a long- time member of Tabernacle Christian Church, a self-employed painting contractor and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, 101st Airborne Division, serving in the Korean Conflict'

George William Beard, 82, of Columbia, KY, died Monday, January 24, 2011 at 10:50amCT, at the Westlake Regional Hospital Emergency Room, Columbia, KY.

The funeral service will be Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST (MAP), Columbia, KY, with Bro. Terry White officiating.Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty RD, Columbia, KY.Visitation will be after 3pmCT, Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at the funeral home.


George William Beard, Adair Co., KY (1929-2011)

He was a son of the late Artis Everett "Bud" and Etta Burris Beard, born Monday, January 7, 1929, in Adair Co., KY. He died Monday, January 24, 2011, in Columbia, Adair Co., KY, at the age of 82 years, and 17 days..

He was a great man and loved his family and friends. George William Beard loved God and was a member of Columbia Christian Church, a long-time member of Tabernacle Christian Church, a self-employed painting contractor and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, 101st Airborne Division, serving in the Korean ConflictSurvivors include the following:
  • His wife of 58 years, Patricia Williams Beard of Columbia, KY

  • One son: George Steven Beard of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter and son-in-law: Teresa and Michael Roy of Columbia, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Alisha and husband Jason Stotts, Adam Roy, Andrew Roy and his fiancee', Kayla Bailey, KY

  • A great-grandchild: Tristen Stotts, KY

  • Three brothers: Hollan and his wife Barbara Beard of Louisville, KY; Bobby and his wife Wanda Beard, J.R. and his wife Linda Beard all of Columbia, KY

  • Two sisters: Doris Romans of Jeffersonville, IN, Peggy and her husband Charlie Keen of Louisville, KY
He was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters, Alfred and Davis Beard, Lovie Vertrees, Opal Murphy and Christine Bell Gabbert.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements


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