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Barbara Beard Castleman


1929 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
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Barbara Beard Castleman

89 - of Louisville, Kentucky, died May, 17, 2018, at the age of 89. She is survived by daughters: Deborah Miller Entwistle (Mary Lowry), Barbara Miller, Carolyn Miller Martin (Jim), Catherine Miller Lindsey, Susan Castleman Clare (Greg) and Rebecca Castleman Dunn (David); twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her grandson, David Beard Lindsey.

She was born February 14, 1929 in Louisville, to Marvin and Eleanor (Robertson) Beard.

She lived a full life with many chapters. During the 1960's she owned the Eleanor Beard Studio, a bedding company that specialized in hand quilted furnishings, which her mother had founded.

She was a passionate volunteer for the Louisville Children's Theater, the Junior League of Louisville, and the Speed Museum. She was a supporter of Louisville Collegiate School and is honored by LCS as Director Emerita.

Barbara loved her family, her many friends, playing bridge, discussing books and ideas, traveling the world, and summers in Wequetonsing, Michigan.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the River Valley Club at 4701 River Road, Louisville, Kentucky. The graveside service will be private.

She has requested that expressions of sympathy be made to the Home of the Innocents, 1100 E Market Street, Louisville, KY 40206 in name of her granddaughter, Liza Barbara Dunn.
Published in The Courier-Journal from May 18 to May 19, 2018
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