BELVEDERE, S.C. - Entered into rest on Monday, Mr. Richard "Dickie" Beard, husband of Mrs. Ann Gregory Beard, of 202 Belair Road, Belvedere, SC. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudloph "Buster" and Gertrude Lewis Beard. Surviving with his wife are two daughters, Emily B. Hays and her husband Richard G. and Molly J. Beard; three sons and their wives, Brandon P. and Kim C. Beard, Brad and Lilly Metts and J. Ryan Metts; one brother, Mike Beard; two sisters, Judy Hall and Mary Ellen Beard and three grandchildren, Allie C. Beard, Abbie M. Hays and Mallory G. Beard. Funeral services will be on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Woodridge Baptist Church with Rev. Ronald Hasty officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Hatcher Funeral Home, U.S. Hwy. No. 1, Langley, SC.
The Augusta Chronicle May 12, 2005