OBITUARY

Ray A. Beardon

August 11, 1936January 7, 2021

Ray A. Beardon, 84, laid up his working tools on Thursday, January 7, 2021. Beloved husband of the late NancyL. (Nanney) Beardon; loving father of Penny (Mark) Meyer, Lisa (Jim) Armstrong, and Scott Beardon; loving step-father to Rhonda (Tony) Balducci; dear grandfather of Jonathan (Kelly) Meyer, Chris (Tina) Beardon, Louis Seiler, Anna Armstrong, Scott Davison, Ali (Jon St. Pierre) Balducci, Melissa Balducci, and Nicholas Balducci; great-grandfather of Noah Meyer, Lexi Gross, Elizabeth (Walter Bloor) Beardon, Dustin Beardon, Anthony Beardon, Eli Beardon, Alaina Seiler, Louis Seiler IV, and Aaron Beardon, and the late Haley Burris; great-great-grandfather of Delilah Bloor; dear brother of Dorothy Nolen, and the late Eva Aslinger, Eunice Wisely, Ken Bearden, Mick Bearden, and Margaret Wright.

Ray was a longtime Mason, entering the fraternity in 1971 in Harmony Lodge AF & AM #499 and affiliating with Craftsmen Lodge AF & AM #717 and a member of the Guides with Moolah Shrine.

SERVICES: Visitation 9am Tuesday, January 19, 2021 with Masonic Services at 10:30am provided by Craftsmen Lodge AF & AM #717. Funeral services 11am at the funeral home. Interment with Military Honors to follow in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Due to St. Louis County mandate, the COVID restrictions include that guests must wear masks and a maximum number of 50 people so that social distancing can be practiced in our funeral home. Thank you for your patience during these difficult times.

  • FAMILY

  • Oscar Bearden, Father (deceased)
  • Florence (nee Jarvis) Bearden, Mother (deceased)
  • Nancy L. (nee Nanney) Beardon, Wife
  • Penny (Mark) Meyer, Step-Daughter
  • Jonathan (Kelly) Meyer, Grandson
  • Noah Meyer, Great-Grandson
  • Lisa (Jim) Armstrong, Step-Daughter
  • Chris (Tina) Beardon, Grandson
  • Haley Burris, Great-Granddaughter (deceased)
  • Lexi Gross, Great-Grandaughter
  • Elizabeth (Walter Bloor) Beardon, Great-Granddaughter
  • Delilah Bloor, Great-Great-Granddaughter
  • Dustin Beardon, Great-Grandson
  • Anthony Beardon, Great-Grandson
  • Eli Beardon, Great-Grandson
  • Louis Seiler, Grandson
  • Alaina Seiler, Great-Granddaughter
  • Louis Seiler IV, Great-Grandson
  • Anna Armstrong, Granddaughter
  • Rhonda (Tony) Balducci, Step-Daughter
  • Scott Davison, Grandson
  • Ali (Jon St. Pierre) Balducci, Granddaughter
  • Melissa Balducci, Granddaughter
  • Nicholas Balducci, Grandson
  • Scott Beardon, Son
  • Aaron Beardon, Grandson
  • Dorothy Seiler, Sister
  • Eva Aslinger, Sister (deceased)
  • Eunice Wisely, Sister (deceased)
  • Ken Bearden, Brother (deceased)
  • Mick Bearden, Brother (deceased)
  • Margaret Wright, Sister (deceased)
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Louis Seiler
  • Aaron Beardon
  • Mark Meyer
  • Jim Armstrong

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 19, 2021

  • Masonic Services

    Tuesday, January 19, 2021

  • Funeral

    Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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