Beard, James Edmond MD; died June 26, 2014. He was born October 12, 1923 to James Eller and Helen Beard (nee: Osborne), and was a lifelong resident of Dearborn. He was a 1941 graduate of Fordson High and a 1947 graduate of Wayne State Medical School. In W.W.II, he was in the ASTP and then served in the Korean War. Dr. Beard is survived by his wife, Bernice Volk Beard, daughter Marcia-Anne Beard Dunbar (Earl) and son David Volk Beard, PhD, grandsons Jonathan and James Dunbar, brother and sister-in-law Frank and Ruth Beyer, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Dr. Beard was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter-in-law Martha Beard. A Memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. October 11, 2014 at the Dearborn Evangelical Covenant Church. Memorials may be made to the church or to the Bay View Association, Petoskey, MI. Further information can be attained at Published in Heritage Newspapers on Oct. 8, 2014 -Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video belowView guest bookWhat will you miss most about James Edmond Beard? Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Enter your message here Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of James BeardAdd a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for James BeardAdd a photo +