|Birth: ||May 1, 1922|
|Death: ||Dec. 14, 1999|
Wife: Jenny Kennedy
Robert George Wiggins Byrd, 78, died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 1999, in Pascagoula.
Mr. Byrd was born May 1, 1921, in New Orleans and was a retired barber. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict and was a member of Wade Baptist Church where he was a member of the choir for 20 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Minnie Byrd; and a grandson, Gary Eugene Allen.
Survivors include his wife, Jenny Byrd of Wade; a son, Robert Byrd of Pass Christian; a daughter, Melba Goff Allen of Trussville, Ala.; two brothers, Charles Byrd of Poplarville and Rusty Lopez of Gulfport; three sisters, Betty Conn and Erma Jean White, both of Gulfport and Dorothy Jean Russell of Hattiesburg; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchil- dren; and a great-great-grandchild.
A service will be at 10 a.m. today at Wade Baptist Church where friends may call one hour before service time. Burial will be in Johnson Cemetery. Holder-Wells Funeral Home in Moss Point is in charge of arrangements.
Published December 16, 1999 The Sun Herald (Biloxi, Ms.)
Jenny Kennedy Byrd (1918 - 2003)
Created by: Ann Nash
Record added: Sep 27, 2009
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