Anthony Beard

Anthony Beard

Mr. Anthony Tony Beard, age 61, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Rev. Gaylon Beard. He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Beard, Buford, GA; sons and daughter-in-law, Chris and Cindy Beard, Buford, GA and Chad Beard, Buford, GA; grandchildren, Ryan Beard, Ashton Christopher and Alexis Christopher; mother, Ernestine Herrington Beard, Buford, GA; sister and brother-in-law, Gayle and David Gower, Buford, GA; brothers, Robbin Beard and Katie Keneipp Beard, Buford, GA and Tim Beard, Buford, GA; aunt, Patricia Beard Adams, Buford, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Beard was born October 31, 1950 in Buford, GA. He was a 1968 graduate of Buford High School in Buford, GA. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force. He was retired from General Motors Assembly Plant in Doraville, GA. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing the guitar. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 16, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Taylor officiating. Interment will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.