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Dean E. Beard

January 13, 1925 ~ September 21, 2022 (age 97)

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Dean Earl Beard, 97, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 in Lakeland. Dean was born on January 13th, 1925 in Dana, Indiana to Charles and Myrtle Beard.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years Betty Beard, older brother and sister Robert Beard and Nina Douglas. 

Lakeland was home to Dean since 1959. Dean is a US Navy veteran of both WWII and the Korean War. Although Dean had many jobs in his lifetime, he was most proud of Beard Realty that he co-owned with his wife Betty and Beard Marine A/C & Refrigeration that he co-founded with his son Larry.

Dean is survived by his sons Mike, Larry, and Scott. As well as 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Friday, September 30th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Lakeland Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens, 2125 S. Bartow Hwy, Lakeland. Funeral services will be held the following day, Saturday, October 1st at 11:00am at the same location.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
September 30, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lakeland Funeral Home
2125 South Bartow Hwy
Lakeland, FL 33801
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Service
Saturday
October 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Lakeland Funeral Home
2125 South Bartow Hwy
Lakeland, FL 33801
Guaranteed delivery before the Service begins

Cemetery

Lakeland Memorial Gardens
2125 South Bartow Road
Lakeland, FL 33801

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