John Beard Jr., Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering – November 27, 2020.

December 1, 2020

John Nelson Beard Jr., Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, died November 27, 2020.

Beard spent his retirement years as a prize-winning fisherman, gourmet cook, and world traveler. He loved his family and valued his close long-time friends.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Eva, of Clemson; a daughter, Dana Shkor of Clemson; two sons, Alex Beard of Allen, Texas, and Thomas Beard of Vienna, Virginia; and four grandchildren.

There will be a private graveside service.

His full obituary is posted online.