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George Irvin "Irv" Beard
Birth: Jun. 30, 1897
Owasco
Carroll County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1965
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA

Road Builder

Irv, as he was called, was the husband of Bernice Griffith Beard and the father of Miles, Max, and Bruce. He was the brother of John, Marvin, and Edith. Irv grew up in Owasco, Clay Township, Carroll County, Indiana. As a young man, he taught school briefly. As a young married man, he farmed. In 1930, he was supporting his wife and three sons as a gravel contractor. In the 1930s, he worked at the Studebaker Corporation in South Bend. Beginning in the 1940s, he built roads and highways in Indiana, supervising crews that laid asphalt. He was employed by the Gast Construction Co., of Warsaw, Indiana. He lived in Warsaw for the last 25 years of his life. He was a member of the Warsaw Elks Lodge, the Warsaw Rifle and Pistol Club (also known as the Warsaw Gun Club), and the National Rifle Association.

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BURIAL SITE 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse Beard (1867 - 1939)
  Sarah Catherine Hooker Beard (1871 - 1952)
 
 Spouse:
  Bernice Griffith Beard (1891 - 1955)*
 
 Children:
  Miles Griffith Beard (1918 - 2006)*
  Max Irvin Beard (1920 - 1988)*
  Bruce Williard Beard (1921 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Moore Beard (1891 - 1979)*
  Marvin Edward Beard (1893 - 1972)*
  George Irvin Beard (1897 - 1965)
  Edith Eve Beard Griffith (1902 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In Loving Memory
GEORGE I. BEARD
1897 - 1965
 
Note: grandfather of page creator
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Valley Memorial Park
Granger
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
Plot: 4-A; lot 7; 9 & 10
 
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Record added: May 30, 2006
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