Edward Beaird Obituary

Edward Louis Beaird
Edward Louis Beaird

April 7, 1930 - January 29, 2020
Born in Panama City, Oklahoma
Resided in Vancouver, Washington
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Edward Beaird, 89, passed away January 29, 2020. He was born April 7, 1930 in Panama City, Oklahoma, to Inez and Charles Beaird. He was raised in Vancouver, Washington and graduated from Fort Vancouver High School.

In 1951, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and was sent to Korea, where he fought in five major battles and received five battle stars and a Citation from the President Harry Truman.

In 1953, he met Jeanette Renk and they were married November 1, 1954 in Dubuque, Iowa. They returned to the Vancouver Area in 1957, where they raised their family. They were married for 50 years, before Jeanette passed away in 2004.

Ed is survived by his son Steve Beaird (Linda), four daughters: Patti Weihl (Steve), Julie Hollenbach (Mark), Adrienne Davis (Eric) and Margaret Davis; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Ed worked in Portland as a meat cutter/buyer for local grocery chains, and later in maintenance, before retiring in1995. He was an avid golfer and scored three holes-in-one. He was most proud of his wife and five children, and to have served his country in the Korean War.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vancouver, where his funeral will be held February 7, 10 AM (Rosary), 11 AM (Mass), 6500 Highland Drive, Vancouver, Washington.

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Church Service
St. Joseph Catholic Church
400 S Andresen Road
Vancouver, WA US 98661
Friday, February 7, 2020
10:00 AM
Graveside Service
Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA US
Friday, February 7, 2020
1:30 PM
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