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Joseph Byrd

May 7, 1947 — December 27, 2020


Joseph "Jody" A. Byrd age 73, entered heaven December 27, 2020 just two short months after losing the love of his life to cancer. He was born on May 7, 1947 to Rollie and Jeddie Byrd, who preceded him in death.

Mr. Jody was a loving father, grandfather and friend. He was a well known face around town, especially at the senior citizen center. He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Alamo. Mr. Byrd was also a member of the Alamo Fire Department for many years.

Joseph Aaron Byrd Initiated as Entered Apprentice Mason July 9, 1985, passed to the degree of Fellow-Craft on August 13, 1985 and Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on September 18, 1985. He was a member of Alamo Lodge #164.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Agnus Byrd Hollenback, Richard Byrd, Wayne Byrd, Mary Florence Byrd Haynes and Bonnie Byrd Kate.

Survivors include his two children, Karon and Kathy Byrd; four grandchildren, Gregg Duckwork, Alison Duckwork Lee, Ty Riley and Drew Riley; and one great grandson.

A Graveside Service for Mr. Byrd will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on January 16, 2021 in the Alamo City Cemetery with Bro. Stephen Sutton, officiating. Masonic Rites will be rendered with burial following.

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