Lawrence Beard

Lawrence Beard

Saturday, April 8th, 1944 Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

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Obituary for Lawrence Myers Beard

Lawrence Myers Beard, 76, of Chambersburg, PA and formerly of Leesburg, VA, passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at his home. Born April 8, 1944 in Appomattox, VA, he was the son of the late Henry Myers Beard and Virginia Chick Beard.

Lawrence earned a bachelor’s degree from Lynchburg College then started his career as a teacher in 1967. He taught US History for Loudoun County High School until his retirement in 1989. He also worked as an announcer for American Saddlebred and Tennessee Walking Horse shows from the time he was in high school until he moved with his wife to Chambersburg in 2004. Lawrence loved horses and horse shows and enjoyed watching sports and collecting baseball cards.

He is survived by his wife Barbara Kann Beard whom he married on December 24, 1986; and his cousins, Patricia Harden, Mary “Kat” Harden, Wanda Mann and Thomas Mann, all of Appomattox, VA.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, March 8, 2021 in Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg, PA. Pastor Joel Nogle will officiate. Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg, PA.

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  • Service

    Monday, March 8th, 2021 | 10:00am
    Norland Cemetery
    Address not given
    Monday, March 8th, 2021
  • Interment

    Norland Cemetery
    2295 Philadelphia Ave
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Cindy Casten

Dear Barbara,

My sincerest condolences to you for the loss of your beloved husband. I loved hearing how you met and fell in love. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Cindy Casten
Comment | Posted at 02:13pm via Condolence

Velita Aldegon

Dear Barbara, I am deeply sorry for your loss. I have always held you both close to my heart since I met you at LCDFS in 1996. You took me under your wings and I am so appreciative. He was and will always be a gentle soul to me and all those who knew him. May he rest in eternal peace.
Comment | Posted at 02:02pm via Condolence

Yvonne Nash Carson

Our prayers and thoughts are with each of the family. Sincerely Yvonne Nash Carson
Comment | Posted at 01:22pm via Condolence

Frank L. Thomas

Lawrence was a Special friend...grew up as neighbors, use to trade Baseball Cards (Lawrence was a Brooklyn Dodger fan!) and played Cowboys and Indians together. I will always treasure his friendship. I want to express my Best Wishes to Barbara and family in their loss.
Frank Lee Thomas

Comment | Posted at 02:49pm via Condolence


I thought the world of Lawrence, he was truly a Southern Gentleman. Respectfully Nick Saunders
Comment | Posted at 09:04am via Condolence

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