Gary Lee Beard
Dec. 12, 1957 – Feb. 1, 2020
Gary Lee Beard, 62, a resident of McComb, died February 1, 2020, at Select Medical Hospital in Jackson.
A funeral service was Feb. 7, 2020, at Union Primitive Baptist Church, Eld. Mickey Myers and Rev. EJ Didon officiating. Burial was in the Union Primitive Baptist Church cemetery.
Beard was born Dec. 12, 1957, in Port Sulphur, LA, to Von Beard and Joann Young Beard.
He was a member of Union Primitive Baptist Church. Beard was the co-manager of McComb Market and worked for many prior years with Jitney Jungle and other grocery markets. He enjoyed many things; chocolate pie and fudge made the list.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife; Paula Brown Beard, his brother; Julius Beard, his sisters; Donnis Beard Wallace and Sandra Beard Rachel and a sister-in-law; Debbie Beard.
He is survived by his wife; Tammy Brown Beard of McComb, a son; Derek Beard of Jayess, a daughter; Angela “Angie” Griffin and David of Summit, four grandchildren; Paula Griffin, Jasper Griffin, Riley Beard and Collins Beard.
Hartman Jones Funeral of McComb was in charge of the arrangements. To share condolences go to www.hartmanjonesfuneralhome.com