George Marcus Beard

September 15, 1931 - November 1, 2016

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday November 6, 2016 at 1 pm at the Avondale United Church, 60 Harvey Street,  Tillsonburg, Ontario.

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George Marcus Beard

George Marcus Beard of Tillsonburg, and formerly of Corinth, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2016, in his 86th year.  He was at home with family and faithful dog Neesha at his side.

Beloved husband of Mary Elizabeth (McConkey) for 64 years. Proud Father of George Jr. (Sally), Anne, Wayne (Jennifer), and Greg (Deb).  Loving and caring Grandad of 9 grandchildren and 8.5 great grandchildren.  Survived by his much loved sister Bessie Herman of Tillsonburg.  Predeceased by brothers Percy, Bill, Ron, and infant sister Mary.

George was a devoted teacher and principal for many years in the Tillsonburg area. Long active member of Corinth and St Paul’s United Churches.  He went from checkers in the cheese factory to 8,340 games online.  His interests and local involvements would fill this page.

Due to construction at St Paul’s United Church, a brief Memorial Service will be held at the Avondale United Church, 60 Harvey Street, Tillsonburg on Sunday November 6, 2016 at 1pm, followed by lunch, visitation and memory sharing in the church hall from 1:30 to 4:30 pm.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.