DEXTER -- Edward McLard, 58, died Jan. 31, 2007, in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born April 10, 1948, in Bloomfield, son of the late Franklin E. and Rubie Tankersley McLard, he was a brick layer and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
In 1971 at Dexter, he was previously married to Barbara Renfro.
Survivors include: one son, Jeffrey McLard of Dexter; one daughter, Sandra Swallows of Dexter; one brother, Terry M. McLard of Bonne Terre; four sisters, Dorothy Burns and Pat Miller of Dexter and Frances McLard and Edna R. Worley of Cape Girardeau; and three grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, James R. "J.R." McLard and Jerry M. McLard.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Monday at the Rainey-
Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Mike Foster officiating.
Burial will follow in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield.