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Will McKinley Byrd
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1911
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 20, 2007

Mr. Will Byrd, 95, of Zionville, former resident of the Dutch Creek community, died Sunday morning, May 20, 2007.

Mr. Byrd was born Aug. 1, 1911 in Watauga County, a son of the late Benjamin and Rhoda Townsend Byrd.

Mr. Byrd owned and operated a sawmill.

He was a member of the Valle Crucis Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Mr. Byrd and his wife, Emma, were former house parents at Grandfather Home for Children in Banner Elk.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Emma Eggers Byrd, one son, Bobby "Andy" Byrd, his father and mother, Benjamin and Rhoda Townsend Byrd, one sister, Rosa Grant, and two brothers, Doc and Claude Byrd.

Burial will follow in the Byrd Family Cemetery.

Byrd Family Cemetery
1159 North Fork Road, Zionville, N.C. 28698
William Mc Kinley Byrd
North Carolina, Birth Index
Name: William Mc Kinley Byrd
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 01 Aug 1911
Event Place: Watauga, North Carolina
Gender: Male
Race: White
Father's Name: Benjamin M Byrd
Mother's Name: Rhoda E Townsend
Family links: 
  Benjamin Franklin Byrd (1888 - 1975)
  Rhoda Ethel Townsend Byrd (1893 - 1982)
  Emma Elizabeth Eggers Byrd (1913 - 1987)*
  Bobby Andy Byrd (1935 - 2006)*
  Billy Carson Byrd (1937 - 2009)*
  Will McKinley Byrd (1911 - 2007)
  Claude Marvin Byrd (1913 - 1968)*
  Doc Carson Byrd (1919 - 1969)*
*Calculated relationship
Byrd Cemetery
Valle Crucis
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Zandalee
Record added: Jun 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20123412
Will McKinley Byrd
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