Kenneth Leon Goard, 78, died Oct. 23, 2013, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Mr. Goard was a native of Rutherford County and lived most of his life in Chicago, Ill. He retired from the city of Chicago as a truck driver after serving in the U.S. Army.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Washington and Prudie Rogers Goard.
Mr. Goard is survived by his brothers, Valter Goard, of Beech Grove, Tenn., and Walter Goard, of Nashville, Tenn; and one sister, Marie Bly, of Bell Buckle, Tenn.
Visitation with the family and friends will be held Sunday, Oct. 27, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home, located at 820 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro.
A graveside service for Mr. Goard will be follow at 3:30 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. Derrick Hartley officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home