Larry Dean Beard, 72, Jasper

Larry Dean Beard, 72, passed away December 4, 2019, at The Timbers of Jasper.

Born December 23,1946 in Tell City, he was son of the late Thomas A. and Bertha Enlow Beard.

Larry was  retired from Jasper Engines as a mechanic. He enjoyed music, hunting, fishing and working on cars.

Survivors include his sons, Larry (Tammy) Beard Jr. of Tipton and Andy (Heather) Beard of Cloverport, Kentucky; a daughter, Gwenn (J.J.) Sanders of Cloverport, Kentucky; and a grandchild, Ella Grace Beard.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by  sisters, Faye Reardon, Flo Wheatley, June Garrett and Connie Birkle; and brothers, Chester and Gene Beard.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m.  Saturday December 7, 2019, at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home, Tell city, with Bro. Joseph Simpson officiating. Burial will be in Beard Cemetery at Bristow. 

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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