Craig Donald Bard, 33, of Marianna, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, October 23, 2016 after a fatal car accident.
He was born in Roaring Springs, PA on March 5, 1983 to Donald and Cindy Bard. Craig graduated from Marianna High School in 2001. He went off to complete the Corrections course at Chipola Collage. Though his personality far succeeded that of a Corrections Officer. He found joy as an automotive salesman. Craig never met a stranger and could make anyone laugh at any time. In his spare time, he was spending time with his beloved daughter and dog (Tank), betting on sports games, bluffing at the poker table, trying to get rich quick with scratch off tickets and bringing joy to all of those around him with his contagious smile and laugh.
Craig is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents; Donald and Magdalene Bard as well as his maternal grandparents Russell and Betty Moore.
He is survived by his daughter; Morgan Bard (10yrs), sisters Jackie and Kristie Bard, parents; Donald and Cindy Bard and numerous out of state aunts, uncles and cousins.
His infectious spirit and beautiful life will be celebrated from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 27, 2016 at James & Sikes Maddox Chapel.Private graveside services will be Friday, October 28, 2016, in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the First Commerce Bank in Marianna, FL.