James Lynn Beard, age 57, Bowling Green, Florida; formally of St. Marks, Florida, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 of massive heart attack.
James was born March 21, 1962 in Portsmouth, Virginia to parents; Harold (Jim) Lynn Beard and Merlene Mayfield Beard.
He is survived by: 2 Sons: William (Billy) Beard, Alabama and Harley Davidson Beard, Pinellas Park, Florida; 1 Daughter: Tonya Marie Beard, Pinellas Park, Florida. Mother: Merlene Mayfield Beard, Woodville, Florida. 2 Brothers: Alvin Jerome (Jerry) and wife Christina (Christy) Ellis Beard, Hosford, Florida, Christopher Scott and wife Natosha Glisson Beard, Crawfordville, Florida. 1 Sister; Teresa Ann (Terry) Beard and husband Warren Howard Musselwhite, Lamont, Florida.2 Granddaughters; Katharina Una Beard and Shelby Marie Beard, Pinellas Park, Florida. Former wife and mother of two children; Debora Beard, Pinellas Park, Florida. Numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father: Harold (Jim) Lynn Beard, Grandparents: Walter Jack Sheffield and Minnie Lee Sheffield, Grandson: Aston Martin Beard
Funeral arrangements are set for Friday, September 6, 2019, G2:00 - 4:00 P.M (Viewing 2:00 - 3:00 P.M. with Service 3:00 - 4:00 P.M.) Grace Baptist Church,803 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, Florida.
Family has set up a "Go Fund Me" page to help offset the funeral cost or money can be paid directly to the funeral home.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Forbes Funeral and Cremation Services, 2758 Coastal Hwy., Crawfordville, Florida, 32327. 850-926-4407
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