Howard A. "Butch" Beard Jr.
1943 - 2021
BORN
1943
DIED
2021
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7878 Nc Hwy 16
Newton, NC
Howard A. "Butch" Beard Jr.

December 29, 1943 - October 14, 2021

Howard A. "Butch" Beard Jr., 77, of Claremont, passed away Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, at Abernethy Laurels.

He was born Dec. 29, 1943, in Catawba County, to the late Howard A. Beard Sr. and Nell Sipe Beard. Butch was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Newton and retired from the furniture industry. He loved hunting, mounting deer, going to breakfast with his friends, talking on the phone to his buddies, but above all that, Butch loved the Lord and absolutely adored his family, especially his grandkids and great-grandchild. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Karen Arruda.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 57 years, Judy Buchanan Beard of the home; son, Mike Beard and wife, Barbara of Conover; daughter, Marsha Warren and husband, William of Lincolnton; brother, David Beard of Claremont; grandchildren, Cameron Beard (Lauren), Mason Beard (Hannah), Stacie Warren and fiancé, Zach Tallent and Lyndsie Warren; and great-granddaughter, Landry Beard.

A service to celebrate Butch's life will be held Sunday, Oct. 17, at 3 p.m., in the Chapel of Bennett Funeral Service, 7878 NC Hwy 16 in Newton. The Rev. Dr. Tim Jernigan and the Rev. Dr. Ed Yount will officiate. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Hickory. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m., at Bennett Funeral Service in Newton, prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.

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Published by Hickory Daily Record on Oct. 16, 2021.
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Oct
17
Visitation
1:30p.m. - 2:45p.m.
Bennett Funeral Service-Newton
7878 NC Hwy 16, Newton
Oct
17
Service
3:00p.m.
Bennett Funeral Service-Newton
7878 NC Hwy 16, Newton
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