BEARD, JAMES R. "RONNIE" "COACH BEARD" SR., 64, passed away May 10, 2013. He was an Army
veteran of the Vietnam Era and a retiree from CSX Railroad.
Survivors are his devoted wife, Greta Fuller Beard; children, Carletta McDowell (LTC. Jackie), James R. Jr., Roshanda, Jamesha and Tierra Beard; stepdaughter, Gerina Weathers; six grandchildren.
Visitation: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday at New Birth Ministry Center, 3301 Linda Lane. A celebration of his life will begin at noon. Burial to follow in Green Meadows Cemetery. Arrangements by G.C. Williams Funeral Home.