Steven Carl Bard, July 1, 1951 – August 23, 2020, 69, of Linwood, N.C., passed away Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. He was born July 1, 1951 to George Carl and Arbutus Wagoner Bard in Wilkes County.
Services for Steven will be conducted at Alexander Funeral Service Chapel on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 11:00 am until 12:00 pm. Rev. Craig Edwards, Rev. Gary Jennings and Rev. Darrell Worley will officiate. Interment will follow in the Taylorsville City Cemetery.
Steven was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Salisbury. He enjoyed any kind of music, singing in gospel groups at church, he played the guitar in his church for years, traveling with and playing for spiritual groups.
Steven is preceded in death by his sister, Carlene Blackburn.
Those left to cherish and celebrate the memories of Steven include his wife of forty-seven years, Kay Gladden Bard, his parents, George Carl and Arbutus Wagoner Bard, two sons, Steven Carl Bard II and fiancée Brittany Alexander, Jason Alexander Bard and wife Cindy, eight grandchildren, Trinity, Aaron, Josh, Charity, Alisha, Esther, Jarnea and Waylon Bard, also soon to be grandchild, Wyatt Bard, special brother-in- law, Steve Little and Thomas Eubanks, special friends, Tim Childers, Sammy Adkins, his loving pets, Molly, Sandy and memories of Buddy.
The family ask that you follow the regulations for Covid-19 with social distancing and wearing a face mask during the services.
The family has request that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to The American Heart Association @ 7272 Greeneville Avenue, Dallas, Texas. 75231.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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