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Geddings Gerald "Renegade" Beard, Sr.

March 18, 1957 — January 22, 2021

Mr. Geddings Gerald Beard, Sr., known by his family and friends as “Renegade”, age 63, passed away on Friday January 22, 2021 at his home in Warrenville, surrounded by his family.

He is survived by his children, Samantha Hiers, Geddings Gerald Beard, Jr., brother, Brian (Karen) Beard; sister, Cindy (Ronnie) Shealy; grandchildren, Breanna (Ricky) Cochran, Cody Ellis, Zachery Ellis, Geddings Mason Beard; great-grandson, Isaac Morris; special friends, Barbara and Tom Adcock, Mickey Woodruff, John Norris, Marvin Oxendine; special companion, Leanne Rowe; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Geddings and Mildred Young Beard; and sisters, Catherine Callas.

Mr. Beard had worked for the Colonial Bakery, Graniteville Company and was currently employed by Stevens Transport Company in Dallas, TX as truck driver. He was a loving father, brother, grandfather and friend and will be deeply missed.

A graveside service honoring his life will be held on Thursday January 28, 2021 at 11am at the Warrenville Cemetery with Pastor Leroy Beard officiating. The interment will immediately follow. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Cody Ellis, Zachary Ellis, Ricky Cochran, Roger Clements, Nicholas Beard and Corey Beard.

In consideration of the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the current pandemic, facial coverings and CDC practices of social distancing are encouraged for the visitation and funeral service.

Napier Funeral Home, Inc. 315 Main St. Graniteville, SC 29829, has been entrusted with these arrangements. To send an expression of sympathy, you may visit the guestbook at

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