Jimmy “Bubba” Boyd Ard, 72,
husband of Peggy Burkett Ard, departed this life, Monday, June 17, 2019
at Prince George Healthcare.
Mr. Ard was born the son
of Herbert Ard and Lizzie Dae Poston Ard on October 17, 1946 in Georgetown.
He was a former employee with Georgetown Steel Mill and was a retired Insurance
Agent with Liberty Life. He was a United States Navy Veteran.
He grew up attending the Georgetown First Assembly of God and also attended
Faith Assembly of God while living in Goose Creek. He was active
in youth sports serving as both coach and leader in football, basketball,
and baseball. He was an avid golfer and fisherman.
Bubba and Peggy were married
on March 13, 1967 and celebrated 52 years together. Their home was
blessed with: three children, Jeff (Tracy) Ard, Traci (Steven) Link,
and Jordan Ard (Michael) Wilderman; and three grandchildren, Arden, Maddie,
and Asher. He also leaves behind: three sisters, Nancy (Al)
Cox, Cindy (LaRell) Strickland, and Sandra Truesdale; and a sister-in-law,
He was predeceased by:
his parents; a daughter, Traci; two brothers, Glenn Ard and Bobby Ard;
and a brother-in-law, Steve Truesdale.
A Celebration of Life Service
with Military Honors will be 3PM, Sunday, June 23, 2019 at the Six Mile
Crossing Church of God.
The Ard family will receive
family and friends immediately after the service in the church sanctuary.