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Leonard Bishop Byrd

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Leonard Bishop Byrd Veteran

Birth
Franklin, Robertson County, Texas, USA
Death
18 Oct 2008 (aged 82)
Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, USA
Burial
Alto, Cherokee County, Texas, USA Add to Map
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Graveside services for Leonard Byrd, 82, Huntsville, father of a Troup resident, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Old Palestine Cemetery, Alto, under the direction of O.T. Allen & Son Funeral Home, Alto.

Mr. Byrd died Oct. 18, 2008, in Huntsville.

He was born March 28, 1926, in Franklin to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Byrd. He lived most of his life in the Alto and Houston areas and he was a Christian. Mr. Byrd was a Navy veteran of World War II and worked as a firefighter in Houston for 21 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Della Byrd.

Survivors include his son, Leonard E. Byrd, Huntsville; daughters, Kathryne Johnson, Sheldon, Dianne McDaniels, Troup and Janice Edwards, Lufkin; sister, Maudine Payne, Mexia; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. prior to service at the funeral home.

(published by Tyler Morning Telegraph, Tyler, Smith Co., TX, Oct. 21, 2008)
Graveside services for Leonard Byrd, 82, Huntsville, father of a Troup resident, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Old Palestine Cemetery, Alto, under the direction of O.T. Allen & Son Funeral Home, Alto.

Mr. Byrd died Oct. 18, 2008, in Huntsville.

He was born March 28, 1926, in Franklin to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Byrd. He lived most of his life in the Alto and Houston areas and he was a Christian. Mr. Byrd was a Navy veteran of World War II and worked as a firefighter in Houston for 21 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Della Byrd.

Survivors include his son, Leonard E. Byrd, Huntsville; daughters, Kathryne Johnson, Sheldon, Dianne McDaniels, Troup and Janice Edwards, Lufkin; sister, Maudine Payne, Mexia; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. prior to service at the funeral home.

(published by Tyler Morning Telegraph, Tyler, Smith Co., TX, Oct. 21, 2008)

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S1 US NAVY
WORLD WAR II
VICTORY MEDAL
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