Originally created 02/11/99

Mr. Oscar Lard



AIKEN -- Mr. Oscar LeJune Lard, 75, of 1114 South Boundary Ave. S.E., died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at noon Friday at Shellhouse Funeral Home with the Revs. Chuck Byrd and Eddie Leopard officiating. Burial will be in Bethany Cemetery.

Mr. Lard, a native of Doyle, La., had retired from DuPont as a pipefitter superintendent and was a member of the Pipe Fitters and Steam Fitters Union No. 150, where he received his 50-year pin. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, a member of the American Legion and president of the Panama Canal Society. He was a former member of the Elks Lodge, Parkersburg, W.Va. He was a Southern Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly Smart Lard; a son, Oscar L. Lard II, Aiken; a brother, Joe Malcolm Lard, Denham Springs, La.; three sisters, Eleanor May, Pauline Duffy and Fay Doris McDonald, all of Livingston, La.; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bob Hogan, Charlie Wyldes, Marvin Tumblin, George Brown, Willis Collins and Don Ratcliff.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Local 150 Pipe Fitters and Steam Fitters Union and members of American Legion Post 26.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 3630 J. Dewey Gray Circle, Augusta, GA 30909.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.