George Edward Beard

March 13, 1939April 6, 2018

George Edward Beard, 79, passed away late Friday evening, April 6, 2018 at Novant Health Huntersville. Born March 13, 1939 in Lynn, Massachusetts, a son of the late William Wallace Beard and Bernadette Ferreira. A resident of Charlotte for the past 12 years, George was a veteran of the US Army and retired from Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority as a bus driver. His wife, Joan W. Beard, preceded him in death on January 27, 2008. Survivors include his daughters, Lisa Barry (Frank) of Revere, MA and Lynne Alves (Michael) of Charlotte, NC; three granddaughters, Nicole Barry, Alicia Barry and Katie Alves; his siblings, John Beard (Susan) of New Hampshire and Bernadette Sordillo of Peabody, MA; and a brother-in-law, Gene Lmbirth (Gay) of Asheville, NC. Online condolences may be made at


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George Edward Beard

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Polly Janos

April 10, 2018

George was a favorite patient of mine in Pulmonary Rehabilitation. I will always remember his feistiness and humor. He has a special place in my heart. God bless.

Mary Scott

April 8, 2018

I am so sorry to learn of George's death. He was a great neighbor. He always enjoyed our neighborhood Thursday night dinners.

Mary B. Scott