Arthur Lewis Beard
July 15, 1920 – June 5, 2019
Arthur Lewis Beard, 98, of Bonita Springs, FL passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Heritage Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on July 15, 1920 in Sycamore, OH to the late Mont and Esther (nee Feightner) Beard. Arthur attended school in Sycamore, OH before enlisting in the Army during World War II. He was a life-long farmer in the Sycamore and Tiffin, OH area. Along with farming, he worked for Whirlpool Corporation as a floor inspector and retired on June 1, 1984. Arthur loved to talk to people; no one was a stranger to him. Arthur is survived by his daughter Becky Singleton and her husband James of Bonita Springs, FL, two granddaughters; Amy (nee Fetzer) Gittelman and her husband Marc of Aventura, FL, and Holly Fetzer of Tiffin, OH; four great grandchildren, Chandra Rielle, Gage Matthew, Carlos Dennis, and Sophia Rebecca; and three great-great grandsons, Kaliber, Kaidence, and Kyrie. He was preceded in death by his parents Mont and Esther Beard; five brothers, Kenneth, Leonard, Neil, Dale, and William Beard; two sisters, Bonetta Ward and Leahbelle Miller all of Sycamore, OH. Graveside Memorial Service will be held 1:00 PM on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens 525-111th Ave N, Naples, FL 34108. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society at 250 Williams St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, or to a Veterans Charity Organization of your choice.
- Graveside Service Saturday, June 15, 2019