Paul Byrd, 74, of Tackett Creek, died Oct. 11 at his home. He was born July 29, 1939 in Claiborne County.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Evalee Byrd.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Mary Pittman Byrde of Tackett Creek; son Stevie Byrd of Tackett Creek; daughter Joyce Hatfield and husband, Mary, of Clairfield; three grandchildren; sister, June Garrett of Tackett Creek; special sister-in-law, Sissy Pittman of Eagan; special niece, Katie Hamblin of Eagan; special friends, Ancil Garrett and Russell Terry; special brothers-in-law, Dennis Cotton Pittman of LaFollette and Ray Pittman of White Oak; a host of nieces, nephews, friends and family to mourn his passing.
Funeral services were Oct. 13 with the Rev. Adam Gulley and the Rev. Terry king officiating. Interment was in the Clairfield Baptist Church Cemetery.
Harp Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.