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Delbert L. Beard, age 85

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017


Delbert Lindsey Beard, 85 years, 11 months and 16 days of age, of Williamsburg, Ohio, formerly of Campbellsville passed away Nov. 27, 2017 at the Villa in Georgetown, Ohio.

Delbert was born in Attilla, Kentucky on December 11, 1931, the son of the late Lilburn and Sadie Thompson Beard.  Also preceding him in death was a son, Glendal Keith Beard and a sister, Elaine Skaggs.    Prior to his retirement, he worked several years at American Sign Company and in 1951-1953 he proudly served in the United States Army.   He was a long-standing member of Pitman Valley Baptist Church.

Delbert was a devoted husband of 66 years to his surviving spouse, Regena Bradshaw Beard whom he married May 5, 1951.   Also surviving are his children: Delbert (Patricia) Beard of Florida, Joyce (Edward) Becker of Owenton, KY, Rosemary (David) Becker of Williamsburg, OH, Anita (Greg) Bunnell of Indianapolis, and Cheryl (Randy) Rickey of Batavia, OH.   Also surviving is a sister Eldora (James) Allen of Campbellsville as well 16 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren, and a  host of many friends.

The Funeral Service for Delbert L. Beard will be Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with Pastor Danny Nelson officiating.   Interment will immediately follow in Zion Separate Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family request visitation on Friday, Dec. 1, from 5-8 p.m., and Saturday, Dec 2, from 9 -10 a.m. prior to the service at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

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