Charles Avery Beard

                    August 30, 1956  -  March 27, 2011

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Charles Avery Beard, 53 years old of Kingsford Heights, IN, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011 in LaPorte, IN.

He was born on August 30, 1956 in Roane County, Tennessee, Son of the late Gentry Harrison and Lois Mae (Picklesimer) Beard.

Charles enjoyed playing music, singing and golf. He also liked to cook. He was a member of the American Legion 434 Sons of Legionaries of Kingsford Heights. He worked as a self employed roofing contractor.

Surviving are his Son; Ronald Beard of LaPorte, Step-Son; Jason (Melissa) Strotheide of Charlotte, MI, Daughters; Jeanette McMann of LaPorte, Charlsie (Glen) Ferguson of Rockwood, TN, Astin (Josh) Chaliff of Kentucky, seven grandchildren; Breann Goodman, Chloee McMann, Tony & Jillian Strotheide, Jordan, Alexis & Victoria Ferguson, Mother; Lois Mae (Picklesimer) Beard, Sisters; Patricia (Delmon) Lindsey of Hamlet, IN., Darlena (Larry) Harshman of Nashville, MI., Jeanette (Thomas) Petri of Cairo, GA, Sherain Smeaton of LaPorte, Wilma Jewett of Harriman, TN, Brother; James Henry Beard of Nashville, MI,
He was preceded in death by his father; Gentry Harrison Beard, 1 Brother; Gentry Harrison, Jr., Niece; Stacy Picklesimer and Great Niece Amber Jo .

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 7:00 PM at Cutler Funeral Home.
There will be a time of visitation on Thursday from 4PM until the time of service at Cutler Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made to the family of Charles Beard c/o Cutler Funeral Home, 2900 Monroe Street, LaPorte, IN 46350.




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Born: August 30, 1956

Place of Birth: Roane County, TN

Death: March 27, 2011

Place of Death: LaPorte, IN


Memorial donations may be made to:
the family of Charles Beard c/o Cutler Funeral Home, 2900 Monroe Street, LaPorte, IN 46350.

This memorial provided by:
Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center
LaPorte, IN