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David Lee Byrum
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1915
Death: Aug. 7, 2008

David Lee Byrum. 93, of High Point passed away on August 7, 2008 at High Point Regional Hospital following a brief illness. He was born in High Point NC on March 17, 1915, the son of Rev. H. C. and Frieda Badgett Byrum. He was married to Clara Corum on March 17, 1941.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Clara Corum Byrum; three sisters, Dorothy Byrum Hendrix, Mary Badgett Byrum Kearns, and Frances Eugenia Byrum; and three brothers, James Henry Byrum, Robert Mauney Byrum and Lawrence Weaver Byrum.

He and his brother James ran Byrum Cleaners in the 1940's, and later he worked as an appliance repairman for Lambeth Plumbing before going into business for himself as an appliance repairman.

He was a life-long member of Ward Street United Methodist Church, an amateur photographer and a lover of classical music. He was self-educated and never stopped learning and probing mysteries of life and the world. He took great delight in his family, including five granddaughters and four great-grandchildren. His wit and humor brightened many a family gathering.

A celebration of his life will be conducted at 2:30 pm on Sunday, August 10, at Ward St. Mission in High Point by Rev. E. A. (Sonny) Reavis, Sr. 
Specifically: Celebration of Life Service
Created by: David Clay
Record added: Aug 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29143612


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