Whitten Monelison Chapel

3966 South Amherst Highway, Madison Heights, VA


Michael Henry Beard

May 19, 1962October 4, 2019

Michael Henry Beard, 57, of Madison Heights passed away Friday, October 4, 2019, at Lynchburg General Hospital. Born May 19, 1962, in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Walter Randolph Beard, Jr. and the late Florine Tomlin Beard.

Michael was a laborer for McGann Masonry, and a member of Randolph Memorial Baptist Church.

Michael is survived by his brother, Randy Beard and his wife Jane of Madison Heights; two uncles, Ralph Tomlin of Lynchburg and Louis Tomlin of Evington; his niece, Lori Michelle Cox of Virginia Beach; nephew, Eric Scott Beard of Big Island; his special friend, Bonnie Brown of Madison Heights; and other loving family members and friends.

A graveside service will be conducted 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 10, 2019, at Tudor Hall Cemetery in Amherst with Dr. Derik Hamby officiating. There will be no visitation hours at the funeral home.

To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittenmonelison.com.

Whitten Monelison Chapel is serving the family, (434) 929-5712.


  • Walter Randolph Beard, Jr., Father (deceased)
  • Florine Tomlin Beard, Mother (deceased)
  • Randy Beard, Brother
  • Jane Beard, Sister-in-law
  • Ralph Tomlin, Uncle
  • Louis Tomlin, Uncle
  • Lori Michelle Cox, Niece
  • Eric Scott Beard, Nephew
  • Mr. Beard is also survived by other loving family members and friends.


  • Graveside Service Thursday, October 10, 2019


Michael Henry Beard

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Patsy Booker

October 8, 2019

I went to High School with Mike. Sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your Family 🙏