673. Andrew John Beard was born on 12 Dec 1923 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. (761) He died on 2 Nov 2004 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. He was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas.

Beard 11/04/2004

Andrew 'John' Beard, age 80, of Bracken/Garden Ridge, passed away November 2, 2004. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Winona Beard and his son, Andrew John Beard, Jr. Mr. Beard is survived by his daughter, Karen Gonzales, Garden Ridge; son, Cheyenne Beard and wife Billie Marie, Adkins, TX; grandchildren, Melody Popham, Brian Keith Barta, Andrew John Beard III, Tracy Gott, Misty Beard, Justine Hernandez, Justin Damian Gonzales and Reba Beard; 12 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Mr. Beard served his Country proudly in the Army Air Corps in WWII as a Waist Gunner.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. on Friday, November 5, 2004 at Schertz Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 6, 2004 at the Schertz Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Justine Hernandez officiating, granddaughter of Mr. Beard. Interment with Military Honors will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, San Antonio, TX. Arrangements are with Schertz Funeral Home.

He was married to Frances Winona Bailey (daughter of William Bailey and Frances Ray) on 7 May 1942 in Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas. Frances Winona Bailey was born on 18 Jan 1925 in Winona, Montgomery County, Mississippi. She died on 9 Sep 1974 in Bracken, Comal County, Texas.(762) She was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas.

From the San Antonio Express

Wednesday, September 1, 1974, page 4b:


Mrs. Frances Winona Beard, age 49 years, of Bracken, Texas, died Sept. 9, 1974 at her home. Survivors: Husband, Andrew Beard, Sr.; daughter Miss Karen Beard; sons Andrew Beard, Jr., and Cheyenne Beard; two grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Edna Earl McGowan.

Services Thursday 2:00 p.m. at Riebe-Saunders Chapels. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Arrangements by Riebe-Saunders Chapels, 119 N. St. Mary's St. at Brooklyn.

Andrew John Beard and Frances Winona Bailey had the following children:

child+1202 i. Andrew John Beard Jr..
child+1203 ii. Karen Lea Beard.
child+1204 iii. Cheyenne Cody Beard.

He was married to Lola V. Luckie on 29 Dec 1974 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. (763) Lola V. Luckie was born in 1926. She died on 21 Dec 1977 in Milam County, Texas. (87)