James Byrd

December 1, 1931 ~ November 16, 2020 (age 88)


Mr. James Byrd, 88, of Auburn, passed away November 16th. Visitation will be 10:00 am until 11:00 am, Friday, November 20th at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 2:00 pm at Lakeview Cemetery, Brundidge, Alabama.

Mr. Byrd is preceded in death by his wife of 60 years Merlyn F. Byrd. He is survived by his children: Fred (Cindy) Byrd, Tony (Valerie) Byrd; grandchild: Allen Byrd; siblings: Keith Byrd, Betty Poole (Dr. Howard); along with a host of nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the caregiver, Victoria Cobb who was a special angel to both Mr. and Mrs. Byrd and the whole family.

Flowers are welcome, and the family also adds donations can be made to a charity of one’s choice in Mr. Byrd’s name.

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November 20, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jeffcoat Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801

Graveside Service
November 20, 2020

2:00 PM
Lakeview Cemetery
North Main Street
Brundidge, AL 36010

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