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Billy Eugene Byrd

Billy Eugene Byrd, 87, of Fayetteville passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Billy was born June 10, 1934 in Cumberland County, NC to the late Lewis and Lula Bell Byrd. He was preceded in death by his brother, Lewis V. Byrd, Jr.; sister, Myrtle Gray Byrd; brother-in-law; Don Thompson; daughter-in-law, Ramona Byrd. Billy was a Navy and Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Peace Presbyterian Church. Billy retired from Law Enforcement after 28 years. He was a member of Creasy Proctor Masonic Lodge # 679. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 30 2022 at 12:30 pm at Peace Presbyterian Church with Rev. Becky Durham, officiating. Burial will follow at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery with Military honors and Masonic rites. The family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday from 11:30 am-12:30 pm. He is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Marilyn Gainey Byrd; sons, Keith Byrd, Allen Byrd and wife Rita, Ricky Byrd and wife Elizabeth; sister Pat Thompson; 7 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great granddaughter; several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Childrens Greenville, 950 W. Faris Rd. Greenville, SC 29605 or Peace Presbyterian Church, 3203 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, NC 28301. Online condolences may be made to www.jerniganwarren.com Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, NC 28301.

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