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Jackie J. Beard

June 21, 1945 - January 6, 2018

MUNCIE- Jackie J. Beard, 72, passed away on Saturday afternoon, January 6, 2018 at Golden Living Center.

He was born on June 21, 1945 in Muncie, the son of Chester and Lucille Beard and graduated from Muncie Southside High School in 1963.

Jackie worked as a mail carrier in Muncie for over 30 years; was a member o…READ MORE

MUNCIE- Jackie J. Beard, 72, passed away on Saturday afternoon, January 6, 2018 at Golden Living Center.

He was born on June 21, 1945 in Muncie, the son of Chester and Lucille Beard and graduated from Muncie Southside High School in 1963.

Jackie worked as a mail carrier in Muncie for over 30 years; was a member of Delaware County Lodge AF& M #46, serving as past master in 1977; and was a former member of Shawnee Heights Baptist Church.

He enjoyed playing softball having participated in several leagues over the years; IU sports and enjoyed fishing, especially with his father-in-law.

Surviving are one daughter, Michelle Williams (husband, Rich) of Muncie; three grandchildren, Jordan Williams, Keaton Williams and Trenton Williams; one sister, Pat Yarling (husband, Dr. John) of Kokomo; his former spouse, Linda Beard of Muncie; and lifelong friend, Glen Reed of Muncie.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Larry Beard.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018 at The Meeks Mortuary, Washington Street Chapel with Pastor Kyle Holt officiating. Cremation will take place following services.

Friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary, Washington Street Chapel from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Golden Living Center for all the compassionate and excellent care they provided for Jackie.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o The Meeks Mortuary, 415 East Washington Street, Muncie, Indiana 47305.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, January 15, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Monday, January 15, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


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