BILLY NEGARDBilly Negard, 60, of Beaver Bay died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013.
Billy Negard, 60, of Beaver Bay died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital after a brief illness.
Billy was born in Duluth on March 13, 1953 to Willard and Frances (Karin) Negard.
He attended Duluth schools and graduated from the old Central High School in 1971, and earned his Insturmentation certification from DeVry University in Phoenix, Ariz. He worked at Reserve Mining until its closing, and later for Cliffs/Northshore Mining. Between mining jobs he worked at Duluth Audio Distributing and Jayen of Duluth. He married Lori Jurek in May of 1990, and together they raised two wonderful sons.
He was an avid R/C airplane pilot and builder for over 35 years and was a wizard at fixing anything around the house.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Billy is survived by his wife Lori of Beaver Bay, and sons Dyre "Spunky" (Miranda Wilson) and Devin "Bud", all of Brainerd, and his favorite mother-in-law Barb Jurek of Duluth.
SERVICES: will not be held at Bills request.