The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


May 2, 2013

Charles Beard

— Charles Willis Beard, 55, of Athens passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at home. Mr. Beard was born April 14, 1958, in Morgan County to Dewey Beard Jr. and Elosie Slaten.

The funeral for Mr. Beard will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Dobbins Cemetery in Appleton, Tenn., with the Rev. Eugene Cunningham and the Rev. David Gamble officiating.

Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Myers Beard; daughter, Ann Beard; son, Charles Beard; stepson, Michael Brookshire; stepdaughter, Michelle Brookshire; nine grandchildren; several brothers; one sister; and numerous family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, father and brother.

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