Richard Donovan Beard, age 88, of Carolina Shores died Wednesday October 7, 2020 at Grand Strand Medical Center Myrtle Beach, SC.
Mr. Beard was born in Reading, PA on October 6, 1932, the son of the late Leroy Howard Beard and Emma Catherine Stockslager Beard. He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Terry Newhouse.
Mr. Beard was a veteran of the United States Army, 82nd Division during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Asbury Park Masonic Lodge in Asbury Park, NJ. After retiring, he and his wife Irene moved to Carolina Shores where he enjoyed playing golf throughout the many golf courses surrounding the area.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Irene D. Beard of the home; two children: Dr. Gregory Beard and wife, Robin of Erie, PA; Donna Newhouse of Carolina Shores, NC; a brother, Robert Beard and wife, Jane of Whiting, NJ; three grandchildren, Jonathan Newhouse, Heather Newhouse, and Harrison Beard; special pets named “Lolly” and “Jay Jay.”
At this time no services are planned and will be announced later.
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