Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Byrds in:
 • Byrd Cemetery
 • Valle Crucis
 • Watauga County
 • North Carolina
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Advertisement
Will McKinley Byrd
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
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: 
 Parents:
  Benjamin Franklin Byrd (1888 - 1975)
  Rhoda Ethel Townsend Byrd (1893 - 1982)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Elizabeth Eggers Byrd (1913 - 1987)*
 
 Children:
  Bobby Andy Byrd (1935 - 2006)*
  Billy Carson Byrd (1937 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Will McKinley Byrd (1911 - 2007)
  Claude Marvin Byrd (1913 - 1968)*
  Doc Carson Byrd (1919 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
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
Added by: CemeteryMan
 
Will McKinley Byrd
Added by: CemeteryMan
 
Will McKinley Byrd
Added by: Anonymous
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Zandalee
 Added: Mar. 25, 2015
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service