George Beard

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of George Neil Beard on Tuesday June 18, 2024.

A loving husband and best friend to Sally. A great Dad to Matthew (Amanda), Nick (Marie), Jeremy, and Alex (Carole). He adored being Papa to Madeline, Evelyn and Caitlyn; Austin and Zack; Mariam, Malachi, Anneliese and Chloe. A special brother to Anne, Wayne (Jennifer), and Greg (Deb). Son-in-law of Gladys Goodhue. Brother-in- law to Bonnie Parkins, John Goodhue (Anna), and Marianne Boughner (Chris). A dog dad to Eddie and Ellie. Predeceased by his parents George Sr. and Mary Beard.

George was a lifetime farmer. He loved milking cows and when he retired from that, he milked cows for a neighbour once a week. George was the janitor at Avondale United Church. He was especially proud of being part of hosting the homeless at Avondale Church.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday June 29, 2024, at 11 a.m., at Avondale United Church, 60 Harvey St., Tillsonburg, with a reception after the Service.

Consideration of memorial donations to Operation Sharing are most appreciated by George’s family.

Wareing Cremation Services, 346 Simcoe St., Tillsonburg has been entrusted with Final Arrangements. Your messages of remembrance and condolence may be shared at