Biography of

Edward Ross Beard


Born 09 Mar 1930   Beckley, Raleigh WV
Died 08 Sep 1975  Beckley, Raleigh WV
Married (1) Martha Jane Bear  25 Nov 1950; b 01 Sep 1926 Lancaster, PA; d 28 Jun 1987, Rohrerstown, Lancaster, PA.
Married (2) Unknown
Married (3) Ruby Cline
Married (4) LInda Sue Carte
Ross was a tool and die maker repairman in Huntington, WV.


Children (1) Born
Barbara Jean Beard 31 Oct 1951
Jerry Eugene Beard 24 Mar 1953
John Gary Beard 24 Mar 1953
James Lynn Beard 22 Jan 1959
Jeffrey Thomas Beard 03 Nov 1960




Ross Beard and Martha Beard, Circa 1951.

Children (3) Born
Edward Ross Beard, II.  


Hillsboro 7 -- June 2006

Children (4) Born
Brian Keith Beard October, 1971


Ross Beard  Circa 1950.

Guy Beard (left) and brother Ross Beard.  Circa 1940.

Ross Beard - Technical School Graduation.

Early Ross Beard Photo (courtesy Barbara Kercher)

Edward Ross Beard Graduation (courtesy Barbara Kercher)

Edward Ross Beard / Julian Lynn Beard (Father) Undated - Courtesy Barbara Kercher

(L-R) Jerry, Barbara, Brian, Sheryl, John and seated Paul Beard. 1954.  Courtesy Barbara Kerschner.


Obituary - Edward Ross Beard - Edward Ross Beard, 45, of Chesapeake, Ohio, was killed Monday September 8, 1975, in a tractor accident.   Born March 9, 1930, in Beckley, the son of Beulah Weiford Beard of Beckley, and the late Lynn Beard.   He was a tool and die maker repairman in Huntington.  Surviving him in addition to his mother, are seven children and one grandchild; three brothers; Ralph Beard of Dallas, Pennsylvania; Ray Beard of Chesapeake, Virginia, and Guy Beard of Flag, Arkansas.  Funeral Services were held Monday in the Van Reenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Jack Arbuckle, with burial in the Oak Grove Cemetery at Hillsboro.