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Samuel Depp Byrd, 86, of Knob Lick, passed away Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.
He was the son of the late Corbett and Estil Edwards Byrd.
Sam was a farmer and member of Antioch Baptist Church at Knob Lick. Sam was also a United States Army veteran.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Antioch Baptist Church with burial in Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton and after 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Sam is survived by his wife, Helen Poynter Byrd; five children: Daryl and wife, Beverly Byrd, of Hiseville, Debbie and husband, Greg Wilkerson, of Lanesville, Ind., Shonnie Thixton, of Louisville, Lisa Mosier, of Knob Lick, and Jo and husband, Jim Alexander of Knob Lick; and five grandchildren: Jodi, Jamie, Sarah, Holly and Randi. Seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Cecil, Luther, William and Clifton Byrd; and four sisters: Pauline Bailey, Lizzie Poynter, Florence Oswald and Mary Francis Byrd.
Published on October 25, 2017
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