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Ira (Doc) Heard, III

July 23, 1961 ~ October 25, 2021 (age 60)

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Ira (Doc) Heard, III., U S Navy Veteran, age 60, of Virginia Beach, VA ,formerly of Elberton, GA entered his eternal rest on Monday, October 25th, 2021.

Graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the Lincoln Heights Cemetery, located on Lincoln Ave., Elberton, Georgia.

Facemasks are required to attend the service.

Ira (Doc) Heard III leaves to cherish his loving memory, his wife DeRue Heard, his three sons, Ira Heard, IV of Richmond, VA, DeJuan Lewis (Lamika) of Virginia Beach, VA, James Perkerson (Emily) of Virginia Beach, VA, two daughters, Shameka Ardila (Aurelio) of Virginia Beach, VA, Shaundrica Hudgins (James) of Virginia Beach, VA, his sister, Laura Heard Lucas (Tyrone) of Sugar Hill, GA, his brother, Johnny Frank Heard (Yvonne Teasley) of Anderson, SC, his mother-in-law, Joyce Mason of Chesapeake, VA. Four grandsons, Armon Ardila, LaRon Walton, DeJuan Lewis, Mekhi Lewis and five granddaughters, Kayla Walton, Quiana Griffin, Ryan Perkerson, Skylar Perkerson and Amaya Perkerson. Three nephews and two nieces, brother-in-law, Donald Lewis (Annette) and a host of extended family and friends.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 6pm until 7 pm at  Mack's Funeral Home & Cremation Services-Elberton chapel.  (706) 283-4566 or (706) 376-7566.

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November 5, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mack's Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel
320 College Ave.
Elberton, Georgia 30635

Graveside Service
November 6, 2021

2:00 PM
Lincoln Height's Cemetery
Lincoln Ave.
Elberton, GA 30635

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