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Robert Lewis"Bobbie" Beard
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Obituary for Robert Lewis"Bobbie" Beard

Robert Lewis (Bobbie) Beard, 87, of Weyers Cave, passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Augusta Health.

He was born in New Hope on October 1, 1929, and was a son of the late A. Dewey and Myrtle (Barnhart) Beard. They bought their farm in 1932 and Bobbie lived in the same house for more than 85 years.

Bobbie graduated from Weyers Cave High School, class of 1948, and worked on the family farm. He started a dairy in 1949 and milked cows until his retirement in 2005. He was a lifetime member of New Hope United Methodist Church.

On September 7, 1968 he was united in marriage to Glenna Marie (Glick) Beard.

In addition to his wife he is survived by special cousin, Mac Beard & wife Ellen of Stuarts Draft, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother George Beard, and his dog Happy.

The family will receive friends anytime at their home and following the memorial service in the church fellowship hall.

A memorial service will be held at New Hope United Methodist Church, at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 with Pastor Shin Woo Hong and Pastor Jeffery Carr officiating. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heifer International, PO Box 8058, Little Rock, AR 72203.

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2:00 PM
New Hope United Methodist Church

55 Round Hill School Road
Fort Defiance, VA 24437

Memorial Contribution

Heifer International

PO Box 8058
Little Rock,, AR 72203

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