James M. Beard

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On Monday, March 3, 2014, a native Washingtonian and decorated veteran of the Vietnam War. Mr. Beard spent nearly 3 decades performing local and regional theater, most notably at Folger Theatre and Folger Shakespeare Library and Ford's Theater. Beloved husband of Angela E. Auletta, devoted father of James Beard and Kristen Fleming, loving son of Edith Beard; brother of John, Robert, Stephen, Catherine, Joanne, Mary Ellen and the late Thomas. Also survived by his grandchildren, Evan, Michael, Owen, Jack and Maggie. Friends may call on Saturday, March 8 from 1 p.m. until a memorial service begins at 2 p.m. at the GEORGE P. KALAS FUNERAL HOME, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, MD. Interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to Fidos for Freedom Inc., 1200 Sandy Spring Road, Laurel, MD 20707 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675. Online guestbook available at:

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Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 7, 2014
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