1934 — 2021
Bobby Ray Beard (Bob), 86, passed away on January 20, 2021. Bob was born July 30, 1934 in Tuscola, Tx. to Wesley and Bertie Jordon Beard. Bob graduated from South Taylor High School in 1952. He married his high school sweetheart, Nita Brookreson. They began their 67 years of marriage in Dallas where their four children Sherry, Julie, Bobby and Sandra were born. Bob enjoyed 43 years in the concrete and aggregate industry beginning his career with Gifford Hill Concrete. During his time at Gifford Hill he became General Manager for Dallas/Ft. Worth as well as Corporate VP of Marketing, Concrete Division. Bob entered private business in 1984 as Owner of Red River Ready Mix in Wichita Falls. In...