Mr. James W. Beard, 50, of 3007 Jeanne Road, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 1998, at University Hospital.
The funeral will be at noon today at First Shiloh Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie L. James officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Beard, a native of Richmond County, was a foreman.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Beard; two sons, Alden L. Beard and David Beard, both of Augusta; two daughters, Sharon Beard, Albany, and Shavondria Davis, Augusta; his father, Grady Beard Sr., Hephzibah; two brothers, Grady Beard, Hephzibah, and Lawrence Beard Sr., Augusta; a sister, Rosella Beard, Augusta; and one grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Beard Sr., Calvin Yarbray, Paul Dicks, Andre Dicks, Keith C. Davis Sr. and Gerald Yarbray.
Peoples Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.