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John Luther Byrd

John Luther Byrd

October 27, 1926          ~          September 11, 2012

John Luther Byrd, 85, died Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at his residence. He was the son of the late James Corbitt Byrd and Mattie Estell Edwards Byrd. He was a native of Barren County, retired farmer and active member of Big Meadow Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years: Leah Margaret Cummins Byrd; one son; Philip Byrd and his wife Martha; one granddaughter: Alisha Wyatt and her husband Jason; one great-grandson: Jared;  one brother: Samuel Byrd of Knob Lick; one sister: Elizabeth Poynter and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his eldest son: Richard Paul Byrd; four brothers and two sisters.

Funeral will be 1:00 P.M. Friday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.

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5 Entries for John Luther Byrd

  1. Rick Cummings says:

    With deepest sympathy, Rick Cummings

  2. Roscoe Saltsman says:

    Bro. Luther is one of the finest men that I hve ever known. He llived a Christain life from the time I first met him (I was a young boy when I got to know him) until his death. I will never forget how he influnced my life. I know he is in a place where he will never sufer any more pain. Roscoe

  3. Kathy Murray says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. It was a pleasure to know and help take care of Luther. May God Bless you in the days ahead,
    Kathy Murray

  4. Terri Hess says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I enjoyed every visit I made and the laughs we had. May God be with you all in the coming days


  5. Donnie & Lori Miller says:

    Phillip, so sorry for your loss.