Obituary of Aristotle Beard
On February 26th, the second of four children was born to William and Janice Beard in
Newark, New Jersey. They named him Aristotle Beard. Aristotle was known
affectionately as (Stink) by his family and friends. Aristotle attended Avon Avenue
Elementary School for his primary education. After finishing his primary education he
went on to attend Malcolm X Shabazz High School where he received his High School
Diploma. During his formal education, Aristotle was an excellent basketball player. And
as a matter of fact, One of the best basketball players in the Newark School District.
After Graduating High School, Stink became employed at Mann Kraft located in
Newark, New Jersey alongside his father for a number of years. Stink was also
employed as an OSHA Certified Hazmat worker at a chemical plant also located in
Newark, New Jersey.
Stink was a loving Son, Brother, Father, Uncle, Nephew, Grandfather, Cousin, and
Friend. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Saviour. Stink had a heart of gold and
whenever anyone called on him he was always there. Stink was the biggest play feen
ever. If you asked him for any money, His favorite line was, “ Im not giving you a
quarter”. But if you check your bank account the money would always be there. No
matter what you could count on Stink.
Aristotle was preceded in death by his parents William and Janice Beard. He leaves to
cherish his memories, His Siblings; His Oldest Brother; Anthony Beard, His Sisters;
Sonia Beard Dixon (Kevin) and Tonia Beard Norfleet (Marvin), His Children; Shaquise
Beard (Poo Poo), Zakiyah Beard, Taneya Beard (Tati), Darrin Beard (The Beast), His
Grandson; Avery Beard, His Nephews; Shaquille Robinson (Boo Boo), Jabre Norfleet,
and Keson Dixon, His Nieces; Sha-deya Dixon, Tamara Stokes and Ashley Beard, His
Great Niece; Serenity Robinson, Great Nephew; Timothy Heyward as well as a host of
Uncles, Aunts, Cousins, and Friends.