Byrd, James Edward

Sunday, January 27, 2013
James Byrd
James Byrd

James Edward Byrd, 68, of Soddy Daisy, died on Saturday, January 26, 2013. 

He was a veteran of the United States Army and he retired from Tri-State Security.

James is survived by his wife, Wanda Byrd; sons, Steve Byrd, Greg Byrd; daughter, Melissa Byrd, stepsons, Randy, Tommy and Curtis Lovelady; brothers, Roger Byrd, Bobby Byrd, Larry Byrd; sister, Shirley Kerr; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services will be on Monday, Jan. 28, at 2:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Carl Hunsucker officiating. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. 

Visitation is on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 4-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Condolences and memories may be shared at 

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379. 

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