David A. Byrd

Published 12:00 am Monday, July 14, 2008

AULANDER, N.C.—David A. Byrd, 83, died July 9, 2008, at Bertie Memorial Hospital, in Windsor, N.C.

Mr. Byrd was a World War II veteran, member and deacon of Holly Grove Baptist Church and a retired employee of Roanoke-Chowan Hospital.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Evelyn Parker Byrd; sons, Ronald Byrd and wife Anne of Ahoskie, N.C., Kenneth Byrd and wife, Barbara of Aulander, and Maynard Byrd and Sally of Ahoskie; sister, Ruby B. DeBerry of Bentonsville, S.C.; three grandchildren, Elaine Vaughan and husband Keith of Murfreesboro, N.C., Pamela Cale and husband Daniel of Aulander and Travis Byrd of Durham, N.C.; three great-grandchildren, Thomas Vaughan, Amber and Parker Cale.

Funeral services will be held today at 11 a.m. at Massey Funeral Home in Aulander. Burial will follow at Aulander Cemetery.

Flowers are welcome, however memorial contributions may be made to University Hospice, Ahoskie, N.C. 27910.