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James Leon Beard

November 20, 1924 September 18, 2018
James Leon Beard
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Obituary for James Leon Beard

James Leon (Len) Beard, 93, of Fayetteville, passed away September 18, 2018. He was born in Buford, Georgia on November 20, 1924 to the late James Elmer and Bertie Elizabeth Beard.
Len proudly served his country in the United States Navy as a Radio Operator on the Richard P. Leary during World War II. He started as a clerk and moved up to president at Atlanta Belting Company. Len was ordained as a Deacon at Second Baptist Church in East Point and is a current member at McDonough Road Baptist Church.
Len was preceded in death by his first wife, Hazel Ruth Beard; seven siblings; and his parents. He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Willene Beard; sister, Bonnie (Hardy) Pate; sons, Kerry (Cathie) Beard, Randy (Suzanne) Beard, Mickey (Cheryl) Beard; daughter, Brenda (Fred) Bailey; son, James W. Hart; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, September 21, 2018 at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, College Park. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Thursday

20

Sep

5:00 PM 9/20/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/20/2018 7:00:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville

180 N Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville
180 N Jeff Davis Drive Fayetteville 30214 GA
United States

Service

Friday

21

Sep

1:00 PM 9/21/2018 1:00:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville

180 N Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville
180 N Jeff Davis Drive Fayetteville 30214 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

5755 Mallory Road
College Park, GA 30349

5755 Mallory Road College Park 30349 GA
United States
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