Ronny Joe Beard, 69, of Timpson, Texas, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2021 in Ft. Worth, Texas. He was born on February 12, 1952, in Center, Texas, to the late Joe Bill and Gearldean (Curbow) Beard. Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr., Timpson, Texas, 75975.
Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Taylor Funeral Home.
Ronny grew up in Houston, Texas one of 11 children. He graduated C.E. King High School and joined the United States Airforce and proudly served his country over 25 years before retiring as a Senior Master Sergeant in 2003. Ronny married Anita Dyer and the two raised three wonderful children. After retiring from the Air Force, Ronny, moved back to East Texas and made his home in Timpson. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He loved working his Kubota tractor whether it was gardening or just tinkering. Ronny greatly enjoyed every moment spent with his grandchildren. Ronny always enjoyed the opportunity to spend time with his family and friends. He had such a warm, loving heart.
He is survived by his sons, Ryan Beard and wife Briana, Wesley Beard and Brittany; daughter, Stacy Babella and Jeff Cowan; mother of their children, Anita Moore and husband Robert; brothers, Donny Beard and wife Darlene, Terry Beard and wife Carol, Randy Beard and wife Martha; Sisters, Barbara West, Sandra Beard, Becky Palmer; grandchildren, Isabelle Burnett, Xaria Kelley, Donovan Burnett, Wesley Wyatt Beard Jr., Brooklyn Self, Sutton Beard; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends that will miss him dearly.
Ronny is preceded in death by his infant daughter, Ronea Beard; parents, Joe Bill and Gearldean Beard; brothers, Tommy Beard, Jerry Beard, Perry Beard; and sister, Shirley Cottongin.
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