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  • "Mr. Byrd always greeted you with a smile. My prayers go out..."
    - LaTesha Wheeler
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    - Flowers Family
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    - Aurelia Albritton
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    - keyana shirley
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On Monday, September 3, 2012, LEROY ALPHONSO BYRD of Washington, DC. Loving husband of Marva J. Byrd; devoted father of Veronica Byrd, Leroy Byrd, Jr. (Fannie), Wilbert Ferrell (Irene), Terry Byrd and Michael Byrd (Kaleska). Also survived by one brother, Gerald Smith; 13 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends on Friday, September 7, 2012 at The New Macedonia Baptist Church, 4115 Alabama Ave., S.E., Washington, DC from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Arrangements by STRICKLAND FUNERAL SERVICES.

Published in The Washington Post on Sept. 6, 2012