Jody Ray Beard

Jody Beard

Jody Ray Beard



Jody Ray Beard, 40, was born in Texas City, Texas on March 24, 1977. He passed away Friday, March 31, 2017 in his hometown of Texas City.

He is preceded in death by grandfathers, Clarence Ulrie Beard and James Bowie (Big Dad) Fitch Sr.; grandmothers, Mabel Wilma Beard and Mary Lou (Big Mom) Fitch, and sister, Terry Lynn Beard.

He is survived by wife, Tiffany Jane Beard; children, Kiffrey Danielle Beard and Marcus Ray Beard; parents, Dorothy and Gary Wayne Beard Sr. and brother, Gary Wayne Beard Jr.

Jody worked as a Journeyman plumber for Mitchell Chuoke Plumbing Company in Galveston, TX and was a member of the Plumbers Local Union #68 for the past 20 years.

Pallbearers are Robert Snarr, Marco Solis, Josh Wilson, Ernest Martinez, Kyle Gratzfeld, and Jason Flores. Honorary Pallbearers are Marcus Beard, Cameron Martin, Cole Thrash, and Isaac Rivera.

In his honor, at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City, Visitation will be held 6-8 pm, Thursday, April 6th, 2017 with 11 am Memorial Services on Friday, April 7th. Interment will follow at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock, TX.

In lieu of flowers, friends who wish, may make memorial gifts to: any Texas First Bank under the name of: Jody Ray Beard Memorial Fund