John Byrd

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MARTINEZ, Ga. - Mr. John Gordon Byrd entered into rest January 16, 2015. Memorial Services will be held 12 Noon, Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Elliott Sons Funeral Home-Columbia Road Chapel with Rev. Philip Hedgecoth officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Mr. Byrd was born in Appling, Georgia. He attended schools in Harlem, Georgia. When he was a young man, he enjoyed playing baseball and was interviewed by a baseball scout to play professional baseball. Gordon was an honorary member of the Georgia Oilmen's Association. Mr. Byrd was preceded in death by his parents, Slayton Byrd and Bertha Smith Byrd Brown; step-father, Jim B. Brown; son, Joseph Gordon Byrd; and sister, Jeanette Athearn Broughton. Survivors include a son, Adam W. Byrd; grandsons, Ryan (Sarah) Byrd and Jeff Byrd; great-grandson, Henry Craig Byrd; brothers, Joe R. (Mary) Evans and Jim E. (Diane) Brown; and sisters, Maggie (Lynn) Hebbard and Linda (Jackie) Kelley.


John Gordon Byrd
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4255 Columbia Road | Martinez, GA 30907 | (706) 868-9637
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