Biography of

Christopher Rusk Beard


Born 20 May 1890
Died 14 Mar 1964
Married Mittie Ferguson Hardbarger, 02 Sep 1912


Children Born
Wilma Alice Beard 05 Sep 1913, Oak Hill, Fayette, WV
Ruth Rusk Beard 17 Mar 1917, Durbin, Pocahontas, WV


Obituary - Chris R. Beard - Chris R. Beard, 73, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, March 14, 1964 in the C&O Hospital in Clifton Forge, VA.   He retired in 1951 was a railroad agent, where he had been employed for 42 years.  Mr. Beard had lived in Lewisburg for eight years and was a member of the Old Stone Presbyterian Church and a ruling elder emeritus.  Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mittle F. Beard, two daughters; Mrs. Wilma B. Sheets of Oak Hill and Mrs. Ruth B. Jennings of Frank, and one grandson.  Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg by the Dr. Robert Pfrangle.  Burial was in the Arbovale Cemetery.