1939 - 2014 Jerry Lynn Byrd, age 74, of Bronson, TX, passed away at his home on August 10, 2014. He was born to Lillie Arabella Guynes Byrd and Marvin Luther Byrd on September 18, 1939 in, Saratoga, TX. Jerry lived most of his life in Vidor. He worked as a Pre-Planner at DuPont in Orange for 33 years. After retiring in 1998, he moved to Lake Sam Rayburn. He was a member of Pineland First Baptist Church. He loved carpentry and fishing with his family, as well as, following NASCAR, the Astros, and the Dallas Cowboys. Left to honor his memory are his wife of forty nine years, Brenda Byrd, of Bronson, TX; son, Tracy Byrd and wife, Michelle, of Beaumont, TX; daughter, Debbie Eitel and husband, Lance Sr. of Bullard, TX; grandchildren, Lance Eitel Jr. and wife, Jessica, Libby Eitel, Evee Byrd, Logan Byrd, Jared Byrd, Kaelyn Vaughn and Jackson Garth; great granddaughter, Piper Eitel; brother, Everett Byrd and wife, Lorraine, of Vidor, TX; sisters, Erma Fregia of Saratoga, TX and Myrt Hudson and husband, Frank, of Vidor, TX; and special friends, Cody and Regina McBride and children, and Don and Myrt Puckett. Preceding Jerry in death were his parents, Marvin and Lillie Byrd; brother, J. P. Byrd; and sister, Dona Bryant. Visitation with family and friends will be 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at Lumberton Family Funeral Home. Jerry's life honoring service will begin at 3:00 p.m. with burial to follow at Old Hardin Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please support Hospice in the Pines, 1504 West Frank Avenue, Lufkin, TX 75904.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 13, 2014