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 James Ernest Byrd Jr.

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James Ernest Byrd Jr.

Birth
USA
Death 29 Jan 2017 (aged 69)
Huntsville, Scott County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Scott County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 175912973 View Source
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James Ernest Byrd, Jr. age 69 of Huntsville, TN, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at his home after a long battle with cancer.

Born March 1, 1947 he is the son of the late James Ernest Byrd, Sr. and Sylbia Byrd.

James joined the United States Army straight out of high school and served his country proudly. He is a member of the Fairview Baptist Church and was very strong in his faith. James highly enjoyed wood working and fishing. He was a very loving husband, father and brother who always tried to help whomever he could. He will be greatly and sadly missed.

He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Sylbia Byrd; siblings, Wilba Jean Byrd, Ondria Ruth Byrd, Muriel (Murl) Byrd, Althea Adkins, Patricia Barrett, Marjorie Bond, and his wife of 30 years, Marie Byrd.

Friends may visit with the Byrd family on Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 6 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 8 p.m. in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Ledford Byrd and Bro. Carlie Duncan officiating. Music will be provided by the Lloyd Family.

Graveside service will be conducted on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 12 noon at the Byrd-Rector Cemetery with full military honors provided by American Legion Post #136 of Oneida.

West-Murley Funeral Home


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