Arthur Lee Byrd Sr.
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Deacon Arthur Lee Byrd, Sr. age 84 of Gary, Indiana passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years Hazel Lee Byrd. Deacon Byrd came to Gary, Indiana in 1955. He retired from U.S. Steel with 41 years of dedicated service. He was a dedicated Deacon and a faithful member of Mt Moriah Missionary Baptist Church. He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving wife Hazel Lee Byrd, and children: Janet Byrd, Arthur Byrd, Jr., Ianita Byrd, Angela Byrd, Lorenzo Nichols, and Sheila McDonald, 9 grandchildren, 12 great-children, and 1 great great-grandchild and a host of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation, Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9:00a.m. -11:00a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00a.m. all services at Mt. Moriah Baptist 735 E. 20th Avenue, Gary IN. Rev. Dr. Marion J. Johnson, Jr., Officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.

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Published in Post-Tribune from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, 2019.
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November 9, 2019
My condolences to the family...may God continue to give you comfort and the strength to stay on the battlefield for the Lord just like Deacon Byrd did...God bless
Richard Gordon
November 4, 2019
Uncle Arthur will always be remembered and loved by all of his family. He represented the last of the elder Byrd legacy and represented it well. We appreciate the Lord for allowing him to be with us and know that he is in a better place.
Shirley Byrd-Wade
November 1, 2019
T Barham
November 1, 2019
T Barham
October 31, 2019
It was a blessing and a pleasure knowing Deacon Byrd and his family. They helped save my life. Patrice Hill 912-344-8982 please call me Mrs. Barham
Patrice Hill
October 31, 2019
Rev James and I send our condolences to you all, the entire family and the Mt Moriah family. I had the pleasure of working with DEA. Byrd, and him being my adopted Brother, of which I was so honored to be. What a good man, humble, and kind person. Family just remember that love never dies it last forever. May you be strengthen as time goes by. Sending love and sending up prayers. R.I.P Brother, Love, Evangelist Liz Campbell
October 30, 2019
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