Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Justin Levi Beard

Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, April 30, 2017

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Justin Levi Beard

Tooday is a day that our lives were shattered and forever changed. The tie that binded my little family was cut and taken from us in an instant. I remember every little thing about you from the day you were born and counting all 10 fingers and 10 toes to the last day I saw you rushing to mow the yard before you started rotation on Friday the 28th. The same thing I've seen you do many times and I always pulled in that drive but this time I didn't. My heart aches for that one last time to say "be careful and I love you" because tomorrow never came. My first love, first born head strong, tenacious, tender-hearted son was gone. I pray for peace for Tate and Jaxson for they both lost their best friend, secret keeper, deerslaying, mud‐digging, Brother, Daddy and HERO

Karen Beard

April 30, 2023

No matter how many Christmases come and go.... the pain of not seeing you smiling from ear to ear crawling under the tree knocks me so far down! Those were and always will be my greatest memories. If you dont believe you dont receive❤️

Karen Beard

December 25, 2022

Merry Christmas buddy. Miss you.


December 23, 2022

Five years baby boy and it still feels like 5 minutes since I heard the words that forever changed my life. The day all the colors of the world turn a paler color, the sun less brighter but my heart so much heavy from the grief I carry always. My first born, my first love and my greatest hero. I sure hope the world knows what they lost and the angels realized what a blessing they received when you arrived. I carried in my stomach for nine months and loved you in my world for 26 years. But now I will forever carry you in my heart til I see you again. I’ll be seeing you sweet boy

Love you to infinity and beyond

Karen Beard

April 30, 2022

The day my world stopped turning.....I recently heard during a sermon that grief can be measured by the depth of love for the person who has passed.....if so my grief will carry me through my last days of life tiI I see you again. No one can ever love or miss every single thing about you as much as this Momma does..... your strength, tenacity, laughter, loyalty and love will carry us all through til we see you again.....I'll be seeing you.....Mom


May 1, 2021

Love you and miss you....


April 29, 2021

No amount of time will ever lessen the pain of not hearing your voice or seeing your smiling face my Son. I still look for you around the corner or your name to pop up on my phone, only a for second then realize that can be no more. But no matter how much time goes by, you will always be in my heart and will live on forever through you beautiful baby boy. Til I see you again.....loving you always.....Mom

Karen Beard

May 8, 2020

Both blood and blue family, will always be missed.

Corporal J. Dupuy
Rapides Parish Sheriffs Office

May 4, 2019

Deputy Sheriff Beard, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 30, 2019

The day my world stopped turning....2 yrs how can that be......You were working your last was your last day to hold your baby amount of time will ever erase those words forever etched on my heart that you were gone....I was walking the floors as you slipped away....I knew something was wrong as the storm raged in the dark....I just never imagined I was feeling your last breathe fade away....I heard the words he said but only my screams echoes in my mind and heart now....I miss you more today than I did that morning for those days were like a dream....yet time now has become a nightmare I can never escape....what scares me the most is forgetting your voice, your smell, the way you hugged me, all the little things only I carry within my soul....I reach for you daily and pray you will hold my hand and guide me through this pain....until I see you heart, my love, my hero, my son

Karen Beard

April 30, 2019

The holidays are upon us once again Bubba. A plate will forever be set for you. The loss of you has forever impacted so many lives. We miss you more with each passing day. I will carry your laughter and smile with me in my heart always. Because it was never good-bye but I'll be seeing you.

Love you to infinity and beyond

Karen D. Beard

November 24, 2018

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Justin died in the line of duty.

To the Beard family, fellow deputies, and all who call Justin beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace. I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Deputy Beard gave to his community and the citizens of Louisiana and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on April 30, 2017.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

September 13, 2018

I hope that everyone will find comfort in the scripture Acts 24:15-"And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous andAnd I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection+ of both the righteous and the unrighteous the unrighteous." Until we see our loved ones again in Paradise on Earth, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 23, 2018

It's been a year today since you were called home by God. Everyday is so hard without you being with us. So many unanswered questions still haunt my mind. The only way any of us who love you so much can make it through the day is knowing you are in a much happier place. I am proud to have been a part of your life and loved you more than I ever thought I did. Your legacy will continue on through a beautiful son you provided. He loves his daddy and we will make sure he never forgets you and what a great man/father you were. Until we meet again.

West Monroe, La

April 30, 2018

My beloved nephew, hero he was and becoming.

Shelia Cutrera

January 9, 2018

My nephew, our hero!!

Shelia cutrera

January 9, 2018

My nephew, our hero!!

Shelia cutrera

January 9, 2018

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Deputy Sheriff Justin Beard during this very difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May their times spent together bring forth happy memories to last a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and dedication to your community. Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Beard.

Gail M Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/2004

August 19, 2017

To the family of Deputy Sheriff Justin Beard, friends, and the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office.
You are lifted up in though and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you peace now and always. Thank you for your service. Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry / O'Berry Hospital Police, NC

June 1, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called sons of YHWH". Mattityahu 5:9

Rest In Peace, my brother. Thank you for your service. May GOD comfort your family and friends.

Retired Chief Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

May 14, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Beard. You will FOREVER be a hero and will NEVER be forgotten!

SGT Mark B. Hanna, Retired
Fayetteville, AR Police Department

May 11, 2017

Prayers for Deputy Beard's family! My God he was just a baby!!! Thank you for your service sir! May you Rest In Peace!

Survivor Melanie Richardson
Lafayette county Arkansas Sheriff's Office

May 10, 2017

Rest in peace Deputy. God bless you and your family.

Det. Sgt. Ervin Jackson
Baytown PD-Jail Division.

May 10, 2017

Rest in Peace Brother. We have the watch from here. May God Bless your Family and Friends.


May 8, 2017

Rest in Peace My Brother in Blue.

Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

May 8, 2017

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