Mr. John David Byrd, 92, member of Ebenezer Cumberland Presbyterian Church, died Thursday, December 5, 2019, in Ripley. Mr. Byrd was a WWII US Army Veteran and a self-employed auto body repairman. The husband of Donna Parker Byrd, he also leaves his daughters Amber Byrd Barker of Millington, Joan (Rick) Lewis-McCammon of Southaven, MS, Pat (Ricky) Dillard of Hernando, MS, and Judy (Frank) Hall of Virginia; step-sons Wally (Sheri) Burdette and Kenny (Linda) Burdette, both of Covington, and Mitch (Sonja) Stegall of North Wilkesboro, NC; sisters Mamie Lou (Bob) Covington of Houston, TX, Lillian Cross of Bartlett, Mary (Wayne) Green of Gainesville, TN, and Alice Faye Miller of Maryville, TN; brothers Shelby Byrd of Pocohontas, AR, Billy (Carolyn) Byrd of Brighton, and Jerry (Jan) Byrd of Covington; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son John David Byrd, Jr.; sister Alma Lane; brothers Richard Byrd and Tony Byrd; and a grandson, Joseph Lewis.
Funeral services will be 1PM Monday, December 9, at Ebenezer Cumberland Presbyterian Church, with visitation beginning two hours prior. Interment will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery.
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