Charles “Charlie” Beard

Charles “Charlie” Arthur Beard, 82, passed away July 19, 2019.  He was born June 25, 1937 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to the late Charles H. And Myrtle (Mullins) Beard.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death in 2017 by his wife of 61 years, Mary Ethel “Meth” Beard. 

Charlie was a carpenter and professional musician and vocalist and came to Sarasota 3 years ago from Satsuma, Florida.  He was a born again Christian and a member of the Masonic Lodge.  Charlie was a musician and loved singing, playing guitar and fishing.  

Left to cherish his memory are his son, Kevin Beard and his wife Terri of Interlachen, Florida; daughters, Dundie Crisp and her husband Bob of Sarasota; and Angie Martin and her husband Peter of Baltimore, Maryland; grandchildren, Miles and Amanda Shaw; Brian and Amanda Beard; Jennifer Beard, Dylan Martin and Rachel Crisp; great grandchildren, Hunter, Savannah, Kamden, Kipton and Terralyn.  

There will be a Celebration of Life on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm at Shining Light Church, 8500 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, Florida 34240.  Interment will be private at Palms Memorial Park.