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Anthony "Tony" Beard

Anthony “Tony” Glen Beard, 58, of The Woodlands, TX, passed from this life in Starks, LA on Sunday, May 14, 2023.

Anthony 'Tony' Beard, aka Bruiser, aka Tony the Tiger was born in Houston, Texas and lived his younger years in Fields, LA. Tony graduated from Hyatt High School then went on to Sam Houston State University and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Tony worked for the Texas Department of Corrections for several years as a Correctional Officer and in-house Supervisor. He then worked for Sysco for over 12 years, as a Senior I-T Business Analyst and Operations & Systems Manager.

While with Sysco, he was able to fly all over the U.S. and half the world.

He later started his own Pool Service company in League City, TX

He never met a stranger; he was extremely friendly and personable.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and having a good time in general.

Those who met him adored him. He so dearly loved his family and most of all daughter, McKenzie...

Our loss is Heaven's gain.

He will be missed...

Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, McKenzie Rae Beard; siblings, Michael Beard of Lumberton, TX, Molly Finch of Starks, LA, Jacob Brown, Herbert James, Kenneth Smith, James Brown, Candy Brown and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda Barrow; father, Billy Beard.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, May 22, 2023 at Barrow Cemetery in Fields, LA. Brother Alfred Gibson will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Burial will follow at Barrow Cemetery in Fields, LA.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to them to cover funeral expenses.

Anthony "Tony" Beard
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