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In Memory of

Warren Hamilton Beard

July 26, 1926 - August 5, 2017

Obituary


Warren Hamilton Beard went to be with his Lord and his beloved wife of 55 years Sheila. Warren was born July 26, 1926 in Battle Creek, Michigan. He grew up in his family home of Virginia, playing and working in the Blue Ridge Mountains which he loved so much.

He served 8 years in the military during WWII. He met the love of his life Sheila in Houston, Texas and they were married at 3rd Presbyterian Church in The Heights on January 13, 1953.

Warren was devout Christian. He was a Tool...

Warren Hamilton Beard went to be with his Lord and his beloved wife of 55 years Sheila. Warren was born July 26, 1926 in Battle Creek, Michigan. He grew up in his family home of Virginia, playing and working in the Blue Ridge Mountains which he loved so much.

He served 8 years in the military during WWII. He met the love of his life Sheila in Houston, Texas and they were married at 3rd Presbyterian Church in The Heights on January 13, 1953.

Warren was devout Christian. He was a Tool and Die Maker by trade, a truck driver, hay farmer and an inventor; as well as a business owner of a Machine shop, a Gas Station, Restaurant, Country Store, and a small-town Newspaper.

He volunteered as an ambulance driver and EMS for the Sargent Fire Department. He belonged to the VFW, Kilroe's Crew, and the Independent Order of the Forrester.


He is preceded in death by his wife Sheila Grace Beard, father Warren Beard, mother Clara Beard, sister Ruth Taggart, and brother Mommand Beard.

He is survived by his 5 children and spouse; John & Hattie Russom, Larry & Janie Russom, Sherry & Bates Richmond, Denise & Ernest Harris, Terry & Vincent Smith. 13 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

A celebration of his life will be Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 2:00pm with visitation from 12:00 -2:00pm

Requesting donations in place of flowers to either of his favorite charities.St Jude's or Feed the Children.