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Bernard R. Beair

June 23, 1945 ~ August 26, 2018 (age 73)

Bernard R. “Bernie” Beair, 73, of DeGraff, Ohio passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine, Ohio.  He was born in Sandusky County Ohio June 23, 1945, to the late Ferdinand and Josephine Hazel (Madden) Beair. In addition to his parents, Bernard was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Beair and a brother, Jesse Beair.

A United States Army Vietnam Veteran, Bernard worked as a truck driver for over thirty years. He enjoyed being with his grandkids, family, and friends, riding and driving his horses and camping at the Great Miami River Riding Association in Port Jefferson.

Bernard is survived by his daughter, Katherine (Don) Wanamaker of Pennsylvania; a son, Bernard Roy Beair Jr. of Pennsylvania; step-children, Jeannette (Patrick) Coon of Harrod, Ohio, Cherie (Keith) Shields of Mt. Victory, Ohio, Ronald (Patricia) Vermillion of Wisconsin, Matthew (Ninfa) Vermillion of Wisconsin, Carol Fraunfelter of Harrod, Barb (Dallas) Fronheir of Pennsylvania,  and Donald Beair of Pennsylvania; his previous wives, Mary Beair of DeGraff and Patricia Beair of Pennsylvania; twenty six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three sisters, Margaret (Pete) Brown of Urbana, Ohio, Ruth (Mike) Lane of Lima, Ohio and Peggy Parker of Springhills, Ohio; four brothers, Larry Beair of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Jerry (Candy) Beair of Sidney, Ohio, Fred Beair of Lakeview, Ohio and Jack (Karen) Beair of Bellefontaine and numerous nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Friday, August 31, 2018, at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff with the funeral service beginning at 1:00 P.M. 

Burial will follow the funeral service at the Huntsville Cemetery in Huntsville, Ohio with military honors performed by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.

The funeral arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff.



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