ANNISTON - James B. "Huck" Bard, 69, died at 2:59 a.m. Oct. 12, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, following an extended illness.
Born Nov. 30, 1933, near East Prairie, son of the late Carl and Mary Nell Tyner Bard, he lived most of his life in Mississippi and New Madrid counties and was a retired timber cutter and veteran of the U.S. Army.
On Oct. 27, 1986, at Ripley, Tenn., he married Dorothy Parker who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Ruth Ann and Jeff Furlow of DuQuoin, Ill., and Lydia and Dave Majewski of Tamaroa, Ill.; one stepdaughter, Teresa Norville of Anniston; two stepsons, Ralph Bell of Kennett and Danny Bell of East Prairie; four brothers, Billy Bard of East Prairie, Dennis Bard of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Gary Bard of Georgetown, S.C., and Harry Bard of Charleston; four sisters, Betty Jackson of Anniston, Joyce Pointer of St. Louis, Sandra Pond of Portland, Ore., and Sharon Dorris of Derby, Kan.; and seven grandchildren, five stepgrandchildren, two great-grandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, William Harland Bard; and one sister, Joan Murphy.
Visitation begins at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday with Martin Lucas officiating.
Burial will follow in the Anniston Cemetery.