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Kenneth Raymond "Kenny" Beard Sr.

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Beard, Kenneth Raymond Sr. "Kenny",

80, passed away October 4, 2017.

He was a retired employee of Corhart Refractories, a 1954 graduate of Male High School, a member of the Masonic Lodge 959, a Kentucky Colonel, and was inducted into the Softball Hall of Fame. Kenny loved ballroom dancing, was an avid hunter, and was a member of the NRA and Beechland Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents, and his brother, Don Beard.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 59 years, Joyce Darlene (Wilson) Beard; his children, Brenda Auter (Greg), Kenneth R. Beard, Jr. (Debbie) and Terry Lynn Dunn (Tootie); grandchildren, Simon Auter, Sheena R. Dunn, and Jason Beard; great grandchildren, Brooklin Dunn and Ty Barton; sister-in-law, Sharon Eaves (John) and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Highway with entombment in Louisville Memorial Gardens West.

Visitation will be from 2 - 8 p.m. Friday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Oct. 6, 2017
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