James “”Jim”” Robert Foard, 86, son of Marvin and Vern C. Wilhite Foard, was born April 18, 1919, in a log cabin on the old Foard farm near Yukon. He died Nov. 4, 2005, at Chesterfield after a lengthy illness.He married Thelma Pauline Hines June 18, 1938, at Houston. They had two children.Mr. Foard was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. He worked at McDonnell Aircraft.He was preceded in death by his parents.Surviving are his wife of 67 years of St. Louis; son, Bobby Foard of Van Buren; daughter, Sherron K. Foard of Clayton; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.Services were Nov. 7 at the Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with Paul Hamm officiating. Burial was in the Summersville City Cemetery. “

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