In Memoriam: Theodore "Taz" Beard IV

In Memoriam: Theodore "Taz" Beard IV

The University of the Ozarks family is deeply saddened by the death of Ozarks senior Theodore "Taz" Beard IV of Tyler, Texas, who died in a car accident Friday, March 13.

"Taz was a loved member of our campus community, a member of the Ozarks basketball team, a graduating senior, and aspiring author of children's books," said U of O President Richard Dunsworth.

A campus/community memorial service celebrating the life of Taz will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, at First Presbyterian Church in Clarksville. University Chaplain Rev. Elizabeth Gabbard will lead the service, which will also include several members of the campus community. Following the service, there will be a reception in Fellowship Hall on the first floor of the church, which is located at 212 N. College Ave.

The University has arranged for counseling support for members of the campus community.