Daniel N. Beard Jr., 83, of Shelton, worked for more than 50 years for Beard Construction, Inc., husband of Rosealyn (Wells) Beard, died Aug. 13, at Griffin Hospital, Derby.

Born in Shelton on May 11, 1933, son of the late Daniel N. Beard Sr and Beatrice (Chirgwin) Beard; U.S. Army, Korean War.

Also survived by children, Lisa Savarese, Daniel (Nickers) Beard III, Abbe Beard, Roger (Butch) Frybarger, Judy Nocerino, Linda Mihalcik, Diane Limauro, and Tracy Garbatini, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, his sister, Bev Tate, a nephew and niece, and his dog.

Visiting hours: Thursday, Aug. 18, 4-7 p.m., Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton. Services: Friday, 11 a.m., funeral home. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Shelton.

Memorial contributions: CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.