July 15, 2024
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Robert Wayne Beaird

1952 – 2024

Funeral services for Mr. Robert Wayne Beaird, 71, of Emory, were held on June 22, at Roundflat Pentecostal Church, in Fruitvale. Bro. Homer Morgan and Bro. Robert Burns officiated. Serving as pallbearers were Roy Brimer, Kanaan Brimer, Sam Brinlee and Michael Wiley.

Mr. Beaird died on June 18, 2024, at his home in Emory. He was born on June 23, 1952, in Hot Springs, Ark., to William and Ernestine McElrath Beaird. He spent his early years in Hot Springs, where he graduated from Fountain Lake High School, Class of 1970. He served in the US Army in Darmstadt, Germany. He had lived in Emory for the last 35 years, and had worked for Trane, in Tyler, for 35 years before retirement. He was a member of Roundflat Pentecostal Church. 

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Joy Brimer Beaird of Emory; three sons, Scott Beaird, Shawn Beaird and Sam Beaird, all of Emory; two daughters, Cori Beaird and Kali Beaird, both of Emory; step-son, Michael Wiley of Emory; five grandchildren, Harley, Hunter, Harper, Oliver and George; and numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Billy Ray Beaird.

Services are under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home, Grand Saline.