Matthew E. Beard, 27, of Wilmington, Ohio passed away March 20, 2017. He was born December 1, 1989 in Cincinnati, son of Eric E. Beard and Deborah Ward Beard of Wilmington. He attended Marva Collins Prep School in Cincinnati, St. Xavier High School, and graduated from Wilmington High School in 2008. He was a 2016 graduate of Cincinnati State University, and was currently attending Wilmington College.
Matthew had worked at ORC International and O’Charley’s restaurant. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Wilmington. He enjoyed playing his guitar, playing soccer, and reading.
In addition to his parents, Matthew is survived by a sister, Mackenzie Ruth Beard, and a host of family and friends.
Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon, Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Bible Baptist Church, 55 Megan Drive, Wilmington, Ohio. Burial will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon, Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Bible Baptist Church.