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Byrd, David Robert

Byrd, Alvin, David & Linda

Location: V-Eichelberger

Born: February 13, 1936 Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan

Died: June 12, 2009 Temple, Bell County, Texas

Parents: Frank P. Byrd and Vivian Phillips Byrd

Frank P. Byrd (1913 – 1986)

Linda Gail Glenn Byrd (1944 – 2009)

Alvin Robert Byrd (1967 – 2008)

David Robert Byrd, 73, of Waco, passed away Friday, June 12, 2009, at a Temple Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 18, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, with the Rev. Frank Mangum officiating. Burial will follow at China Spring Cemetery. The family will receive visitors 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, at the funeral home.

David was born in Adrian, Mich., to Frank P. and Vivian Byrd. He was a member of the American Legion 121, VFW 2148, and AMVETS 41. He served as acting president of Blinded Veterans Association, and Good Sam’s Club-Roadrunner Waco Chapter. David retired as a Warrant Officer from the U.S. Army. David was a loving, caring husband, father, brother, and everyone’s friend.

He is preceded in death his son, Alvin Byrd; and father, Frank P. Byrd; and mother, Vivian Jackson.

He is survived by his loving wife, Linda Byrd; son, Larry Clark and wife, Janet; grandchildren Brittney, Corey, Amy, Hayden, Ashley and Tiffany; great-grandchildren, Mason and Micah Heijl, and Paige Byrd; his dad, A. E. Jackson; brothers, Mike and Tom Jackson; sisters, Nina, Becky and Inez Clingaman; and many other family members and friends.