Bonnie Gene BeardNovember 22, 1935 ~ June 9, 2017 (age 81)
Bonnie Gene Beard, 81, resident of Gun Barrel City, TX went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, June 9th, 2017.
Born in Hill County, current day Johnson County, TX, he moved to Abernathy, TX at an early age, graduated from Abernathy High School and attended Howard Payne College in Big Spring, TX and McMurray University in Abilene, TX.
After a long career in the oil and gas industry that took him from West Texas to Indonesia, Africa, and the Middle East, Beard retired to Cedar Creek Lake southeast of Dallas and worked as an export cargo inspector.
Beard is preceded in death by his oldest daughter, Kim Beard, his parents Bonnie H. and Odessa Beard, and one brother Jerry Beard. He is survived by his wife of thirty-nine years, two daughters Revis Allcorn of Flower Mound, TX and Jennifer Lewis of Bartonville, TX, six grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and a brother, Keith Beard of Arlington, TX.