Jeffrey “Jeff” Mark Beard, 63, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C.

He was born on February 8, 1960, in Maryland to Judith Woods Juliano and the late Jack Russell Beard. Jeff received his bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University.

In addition to his mother, Judith, he is survived by his son, Joshua M. Beard and wife Hannah; sister, Tina Beard; brother, Jason Beard and wife Kristin; stepmother, Suzy Kees; aunt and uncle, Shelia and Mark Woods; several nieces and nephews; and close friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 12 noon on Monday, October 30, at Williamson’s Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Pitts officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10306.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Beard family. Condolences may be made to the family at