Raymond Beard, 58, of Connersville, passed away Monday, August 8, 2022 at his home.

He was born December 5, 1963 in Fayette County to Harold and Sara Jo Jackson Beard, and he was a 1981 graduate of Connersville High School.

On March 26, 2005, he married Connie Eldridge in the Bahamas. Mrs. Beard survives.

Raymond worked as a supervisor for Containerkraft, Inc.

He was a member of the National Hunting Club and enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife of 17 years, Connie Beard of Connersville; his step-father, Leland McKinley of Ohio; a granddaughter, Lilli Richardson of South Carolina; a brother, Steven Beard of Connersville; and three nieces and several great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a step-son, Christopher Geis; a sister, Pam Stergis; and a brother, Randy McKinley.

Friends may visit from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2022 at the funeral home with Pastor Chris Lovett officiating. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery.