Everett G. Beard, 86, of Manchester, died December 7, 2009 at Catholic Medical Center.
Mr. Beard was born in Manchester, August 31, 1923 to George and Martha (Bethune) Beard. He attended local schools and lived most of his life in this city.
During WWII he served with the US Army. He was a member of Sweeney Post American Legion.
He retired from the US Postal Service after 20 years.
He enjoyed walking and especially walking the beach with his grandchildren. He loved watching the Scottish Highland Games.
He was married to Janice C. (Sweeney) Beard who died June 27, 2007. He was also predeceased by a grandson, Jonathan Fay in 1996.
Members of his family include 3 sons: Robert Everett Beard, James Allen Beard Sr. both of Manchester, Richard Joseph Beard of Francestown, 2 daughters: Mary Ellen Fay of Hooksett and Carol Ann Bauer of Manchester, 15 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Durning, Bykowski & Young Funeral Home, 285 Manchester St., corner of Beech St.
The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday, at 10 a.m., at St. Raphael Church, 103 Walker St. Burial will be at a later date in the NH Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen.
Memorial donations may be made to the Northern NE Chapter, 6 Chennell Dr., Concord, NH 03301, or St. Raphael Parish Food Pantry, 103 Walker St., Manchester, NH 03102.
Go to www.durningbykowskiandyoung.com for more information.