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Francis Luther "Luke"
Beard Jr.

August 26, 1940 – December 11, 2018

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Obituary for Francis Luther "Luke" Beard Jr.

Francis Luther “Luke” Beard Jr., died at his home in Slaughter on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. He was 78 years old, retired from Georgia Pacific and was a US Army Veteran. Memorial visitation will be on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 from 2pm until 4pm with a short military service at 4pm at Charlet Funeral Home, Inc. in Zachary. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carolyn Beard, 2 daughters, Laura Walters and husband, Tommie and Lisa Beard. 2 sisters, Louise Constantino and husband, Frankie and Rainey Quinn and husband, Ronnie. A brother, Morris Beard and wife, Margaret. 7 grandchildren, Justin Crawford and wife, Claudia, J.J. Hunter, Reagan Walters, Kathryne Crawford, Adrianah Walters, Maggie Crawford, and Alex Nanda. 2 great grandchildren, Lyla and Jack Crawford. He is preceded in death by his parents, Francis L. "Buckaroo” and Maggie Beard. He loved the outdoors, hunting, and fishing with many special friends and family. He and Carolyn loved going to festivals with good swamp pop and oldies playing so they could dance. He loved life and lived it to the fullest. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude in his memory will be appreciated.

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When Sunday, December 16th, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Charlet Funeral Home, Inc. Zachary
4230 High Street
Zachary, LA 70791