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Dwayne E. Beard
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In memory of
Dwayne E. Beard
Dwayne Eugene Beard, formerly of Van, Texas, passed away October 8, 2019, in Grapevine, Texas. He was 87. Dwayne was born April 26, 1932 in Taft, Texas to Rufus Brooks and Stella (McMahan) Beard. After graduating from high school he joined the United States Air Force and served in the Korean War for four years. He married Betty Ann Sanderfer on October 1, 1953 and they were married 58 years. Dwayne worked for Union 76 for 35 years after leaving the Air Force in 1953 until his retirement in the early 90's. He enjoyed woodworking, traveling, and making jewelry for his wife. He adored his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is survived by two daughters, Debra Adkins of Wilson, Oklahoma; and Denise Massengill and husband, Ross of Ennis, Texas; one son, Gary Beard and wife, Patti of Bedford, Texas; ten grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and 4 step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Betty, one brother, Billy Beard of Portland, Texas, one sister, Loretta Foster of Victoria, Texas and an infant sister; grandson, Shane Adkins of Wilson, Oklahoma; beloved pet, Lady. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Parkinson Foundation, 1359 Broadway Ste. 1509, New York, NY 10018. Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Hilliard Funeral Home, with visitation starting at noon. A graveside service will immediately follow with Pastor Earl Cantrelle officiating. Pallbearers will be Blain Beard, Chris Beard, Ross Massengill and Billy Gene Devenport.
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In memory of
Dwayne E. Beard
Dwayne Eugene Beard, formerly of Van, Texas, passed away October 8, 2019, in Grapevine, Texas. He was 87. Dwayne was born April 26, 1932 in Taft, Texas to Rufus Brooks and Stella (McMahan) Beard. After graduating from high school he joined the United States Air Force and served in the Korean War for four years. He married Betty Ann Sanderfer on October 1, 1953 and they were married 58 years. Dwayne worked for Union 76 for 35 years after leaving the Air Force in 1953 until his retirement in the early 90's. He enjoyed woodworking, traveling, and making jewelry for his wife. He adored his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is survived by two daughters, Debra Adkins of Wilson, Oklahoma; and Denise Massengill and husband, Ross of Ennis, Texas; one son, Gary Beard and wife, Patti of Bedford, Texas; ten grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and 4 step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Betty, one brother, Billy Beard of Portland, Texas, one sister, Loretta Foster of Victoria, Texas and an infant sister; grandson, Shane Adkins of Wilson, Oklahoma; beloved pet, Lady. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Parkinson Foundation, 1359 Broadway Ste. 1509, New York, NY 10018. Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Hilliard Funeral Home, with visitation starting at noon. A graveside service will immediately follow with Pastor Earl Cantrelle officiating. Pallbearers will be Blain Beard, Chris Beard, Ross Massengill and Billy Gene Devenport.
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Van, TX 75790
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Sku: ftd-S31-5009P

A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Deluxe bouquet is approximately 21"H x 20"W.

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A lovely way to say, "farewell," this bright, beautiful arrangement expresses your sympathy with color, texture and floral artistry, while comforting grieving friends and family. This handcrafted bouquet is handcrafted by a local FTD florist and makes a vibrant statement with hot pink roses, pink and fuchsia carnations, purple stock, green spider chrysanthemums, mini-hydrangea and hypericum berries all accented with sword fern and salal in a low rectangle container of silvery metallic plastic. Standard bouquet is approximately 20"H x 19"W.

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