Charles C. Beard, 87, of Brandon, Florida formerly of South Point, Ohio passed away on Sunday, February, 10, 2019 in Melech Hospice House of Tampa, Florida. He was born September 17, 1931 in Burlington Ohio the son of late Gilbert and Fern Whitehead Beard. He was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Beard, a son-in-law, Mark Grindley, and two brothers-in-law, Jim Ferguson and Karl Tyree. He is survived by his beloved wife, Betty Hall Beard and three children, Kathy (Roger) Potter, Charles Steven Beard, and Cyndee Grindley, eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, four sisters, Gilberta Ferguson, Jane Tyree, Sally (Bert)Lester and Judy (Jim) Gibson, a sister-in-law, Priscilla Beard and twelve nieces and nephews. He was an Air Force veteran having served during the Korean Conflict. He retired from the Oakley Collins Career Center in Lawrence County, Ohio. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Beard Mortuary, Huntington WV with Rev. Dr. Scott Mann officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point, OH. The family will receive friends after 12:00 p.m. until service time.