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Marshall Edwin Leard

June 4, 1954 November 29, 2019
Marshall Edwin Leard
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Obituary for Marshall Edwin Leard

Mr. Marshall Edwin Leard, 65, of Harris Road, Royston, husband of 3 years to Diane Boleman Leard, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019, at his residence.

Marshall was born in Elberton on June 4, 1954, son of Annie Bell Scarborough Leard and the late John Edward Leard. He was a graduate of Elbert County High School and a Mason. Marshall was a devoted Christian and had worked as a stone cutter in the granite industry. He enjoyed listening to and playing bluegrass music.

Survivors include his wife, Diane of the residence; mother, Annie Bell of Hartwell; brother, Danny and Pam Leard of Elberton; nephew, Blake and Amber Leard of Elberton; step-son, Stacy and Melanie Carey of Jefferson; and four step-grandchildren.

The family is at the residence and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. on Tuesday, December 3.

Funeral services celebrating his life will be held on Wednesday, December 4, at 2 o’clock in the Bowman Church of God with the Revs. Ben Coggins and Donald Vaughn officiating. Mr. Leard will be placed in the church at 1 o’clock to lie instate.

Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Gardens - SOUTH in Royston with Blake Leard, Carl Wilhite, Doug Grimes, Bobby Lee Coggins, Don Powell, and Elton Payne honored as pallbearers.

Flowers are accepted and contributions may be made in his memory to the charity of one’s choice.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Marshall Edwin Leard.

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6:00 PM 12/3/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/3/2019 8:00:00 PM
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1265 Washington Highway
Elberton, GA 30635

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory
1265 Washington Highway Elberton 30635 GA
United States





2:00 PM 12/4/2019 2:00:00 PM
Bowman Church of God

476 East Railroad Street
BOWMAN, GA 30624

Bowman Church of God
476 East Railroad Street BOWMAN 30624 GA
United States

Cemetery Details


Franklin Memorial Gardens - South Final Resting Place

Dovetown Road
Royston, Georgia 30662

Dovetown Road Royston 30662 Georgia
United States

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