Williams and Bluitt Funeral Home
5252 E. 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46218
(317) 923-2381


David Gibson Beard

October 15, 1947 - January 27, 2012

View the Full Online Memorial

David Gibson Beard
Of Kokomo
Passed away on January 27, 2012 at St Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.

David Gibson Beard was born Oct 15, 1947, in Chicago, IL. to the late Samuel and Claudia (Walker) Gibson. He was one of three sons born to this union, including Samuel Jr. and Devere. After the death of their parents and grandparents, the boys were adopted by Earl Nathan and Gladie Lee Beard, Kokomo, IN.
He attended City of Refuge Church of God in Christ. He was educated in the Kokomo Public School System.
David’s only daughter, Danielle Monique Cox preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were; his adopted parents, Earl and Gladie Beard; 3 brothers, Ivory, Earl Jr. “Baby June” Beard and Beauregard Rowan.
Those left to cherish his memory are 3 grandchildren: Damarco Guerra, Isaiah Jackson, and Attya Abdullah; 2 great grandchildren, Isaiah Jackson and Malachi Jackson.
9 brothers; Samuel Jr., (Minnesota), Devere (Miami, FL), Robert “Red,” Harry (Etiwanda), Larry, Gary (Connie), all of Kokomo; Herman, Robert Walker (Vanessa), of Indianapolis, IN., Sylvester (Enga), of Detroit MI.
6 sisters; Erma Pendergrass, Willie Ann (Robert) Thompson, Mazzie Beard-Gaillard, Mamie Williams, Sarah Forte, Earline (Richard) Floyd, sister-in-law, Audrey Jean Beard, Kokomo and Pearl Rowan, New Brunswick, New Jersey and a host of family and friends.
Services will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2012, 12 Noon at Grace Memorial Institutional Church of God In Christ. Pastor Sylvester Rowan will be the officiant and Pastor Harry L. Beard will be the eulogist. Friends may call on Saturday from 11 A.M. until the time of service. Burial in Crown Point Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Bluitt & Son Funeral Home. Online condolence can be left at www.williamsandbluitt.com