We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.
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Funeral Director/ Embalmer/Licensee-In-Charge
Beard Mortuary is pleased to welcome back Barry Ransbottom as the new Managing Partner. He will be joining his sister, Lisa McComas, the Office Manager and Pre-need Specialist and his father, Don, who works as a Senior Consultant for the funeral home. Barry is the son of Don and Connie Ransbottom and is a lifelong resident of Huntington. He has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer for 30 years. Barry attended Marshall University and graduated from Mid America College of Funeral Service in 1987. He is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Guyan Golf and Country Club.
Office Manager / Pre-Need SpecialistLisa is a lifelong Huntington resident and the daughter of Don and Connie Ransbottom, mother of Chad (Brittani) McComas and Missy McComas, and grandmother of Addie and Myla. She is a member of the Community of Grace United Methodist Church. Her other memberships include Town and Country Garden Club, President and Founder of Village of Barboursville Garden Club, member and former president of Huntington Council of Garden Clubs, member of the Cabell County Master Gardeners Association, Member and 2nd Vice President of Huntington Cabell Republican Women, member and President of Friends of Hospice of Huntington and member of the Development committee for Hosipce of Huntington, and member of the board of the Prestera Foundation. She also serves as Vice President of the Arlington Park Neighborhood Association. She has over 26 years experience in funeral service and is also a licensed insurance agent in West Virginia.
Formerly President of Beard Mortuary, Don now serves as a consultant. He and his wife Connie are lifelong Huntington residents. Don has over 45 years of experience serving the community. He is also a member of Highlawn United Methodist Church.
Nate is a long-time member of the Beard Mortuary family, having worked at Beard in various positions for several years. In his spare time, Nate enjoys motorcycles and woodworking. Nate and his wife Tonya live in Barboursville, West Virginia and are lifelong residents of the Huntington area.
A lifelong resident of Huntington, Sharrell served from 1963 to 1967 in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Era. He is married to Pamala Virginia Saxton Anderson, and they have one son and one daughter. Sharrell is retired from the U.S. Corps of Engineers. He is a founding member of Central Freewill Baptist Church in Huntington, West Virginia.
Pete is an active member of the New Baptist Church and a retiree from Logan's after many years of service. Pete is married to Anita Jones, who works for WEMM Christian Radio. Pete enjoys dedicating time to his church and assisting the Huntington community during their time of need.