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Obituary for David Lee Byrd, Jr. …….

Mr. David Lee Byrd, Jr. was born to the late David Byrd, Sr. and Portia Price Byrd on June 7, 1938 in Apalachicola, Florida. He went home to be with the Lord 20161115_131627on Friday, November 11, 2016 in the Emerald Shores Health and Rehab. Center of Panama City, FL.

David served his country honorable in the United States Air Force for four years. He was a member of the Port St. Joe C.O.G.I.C. of Port St. Joe, FL where he was a faithful member and an ordained Deacon,  He was a School Board Member in Gulf County Public Schools and was a retired Lab Technician with the Port St. Joe Paper Company.

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife:  Lois Stallworth Byrd;  children: Dexter, Clarence, Eric, Augustus, Latonya, David, Daniel, and Anthianette;  one brother:  Jeffery Dixon;  one sister: Cassandra Russ;  along with a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Those waiting for David in heaven are his parents;  his twins:  Davida and Damien Byrd;  and his sister:  Daisy Lee Pittman.

A Celebration of Life will be held 11 A.M. EST, Saturday, November 19, 2016 from the sanctuary of the Body of Christ Church of Port St., Joe, with Supt. David Woods, Jr., officiating.  Committal Services will follow in the Forest Hill Cemetery of Port St. Joe with Military Honors performed by the Tyndall Air Force Base Honor Guard.

A viewing will be held 2 hrs. prior to services Saturday at the church. Friends may sign the guestbook online at


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