Born: September 15, 1929 - Deceased: April 13, 2022
James G. “Jim” Beaird Sr., 92, of Fairview Heights, IL, born Sunday, September 15, 1929, in East Saint Louis, IL, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at his residence in Fairview Heights, IL.
James was a retired officer for the Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis, MO. He was a member of First United Presbyterian Church in Belleville, IL, VFW Cypress, Texas (Life Member), Gothic Lodge 852 AF & AM, Scottish Rite Bodies, Ainad Shrine Directors Staff and Southern Illinois Court 86 ROJ. He was a Veteran that served in the U.S. Army during Korean War.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Wife, Sally T., nee Thornell, Beaird
- Parents, Thomas T. and Thelma, nee Dunn, Beaird
- Thomas R. Beaird
- Edward G. Beaird
- Sister, Estelle Moise
Surviving are his:
- Son, James G. (Debi) Beaird Jr., of Cypress, TX
- Mary N. Indermark of Collinsville, IL
- Thelma L. (Larry) Mueller of Fairview Heights, IL
- Betty H. (Gary) Hilton of Ellington, MO
- Grandson, Robert James “Robbie” (Marcela) Beaird
- Great-grandson, William James Beaird
- Great-granddaughter, Olivia Maria Beaird
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Belleville, IL.
Visitation: Visitation from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm, Tuesday, April, 19, 2022, at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL, Jester Walk Through at 11:13 am followed by a Masonic Service at 11:30 am.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 12:30 pm, Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Pastor Rob Dyer officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville, IL.
Live Stream: His service may be viewed online starting at 12:20 pm at https://kurrusfh.com/live-stream/