Beuford E. Herford, 72, of Vidor died Sunday, Feb. 10, at Vidor Health and Rehab in Vidor. He was born on June 28, 1940 in Conroe, and was a lifelong residence of Vidor. Beuford was a retired Boilermaker with Local 587, with 51 years of service. He was an elected officer of Local 587 from 1969-2002.

Beuford was a member of Pine Forest Masonic Lodge #1420 and Not in Darkness Baptist Church in Vidor. Beuford was an extremely proud and loyal fan to the Vidor Pirates Football Team.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Memorial Funeral Home.

Beuford is survived by his son, Clay Herford and wife, Robbie Ann of Vidor; daughters Rita Herford and Monica Herford both of Lake Charlesl brother August Herford and wife, Tallulah of Great Falls, MT., eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.