Richard F. Beard Sr.
Richard F. Beard Sr.

February 14, 1951 - March 8, 2018
Born in Providence, RI
Resided in Riverside, RI
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Richard F. Beard Sr., 67, of Wamsetta Ave., Riverside, passed away early Thursday morning, March 8, 2018. He was the husband of Ana (Massa) Beard.

Born Feb. 14, 1951, in Providence, he was a son of the late James and Mary (Locke) Beard. Richard worked as a correctional officer at the ACI, retiring after 25 years.

In addition to his wife of 25 years, he leaves his 3 children, Richard F. Beard Jr. and his wife Vicky, Brenda Beard, and Keith Beard and his wife Traci; 2 step-children, Jennifer Cruz and her husband Andre Gill, and Peter Cruz; 2 grandchildren, Alyssa and Jacob; 1 great-granddaughter, Natalie; and 2 step-grandchildren, Isabel and AJ.

He was also the brother of James Beard, Robert Beard, Patricia Carlton, Evelyn Pernorio and the late Margaret Duclos.

Funeral services are private.

Memorial donations are greatly appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Assn., 245 Waterman St., Suite #306, Providence, RI 02906.

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