LYNCHBURG - James Alex Beard entered eternal rest on April 16, 2017, at McLeod Hospice House, Florence.

The family is receiving friends at the residence, 80 Lowery Lane, Lynchburg.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Green Bay Missionary Baptist Church Life Center, Main Street, Lynchburg, and other times at Wilson Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Green Bay Missionary Baptist Church, S.C. 341, Lynchburg, with the Rev. Travis Laws officiating. Interment will follow in Mayesville Cemetery, Mayesville. Wilson Funeral Home, 403 S. Main St., Bishopville, is in charge of arrangements.