He served in the U.S. Navy. Retired from Fesco in Kilgore Tx.
He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter Darlene Byrd.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Paulette Byrd, three children, Catherine Loven, Ricky Byrd, and Paula Parish. 6 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and numerous friends.
Thank you to Angel Care Hospice and Autumn Leaves Nursing Home in Henderson for their excellent care and compassion.
A celebration of Life will be held at First Baptist Church of Danville in Kilgore Tx. at 2 pm on September 21st 2019. Food and fellowship following.