Robert Byrd

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April 17th

Robert Byrd, 92, formerly of Syracuse, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Signature Health Care in Muncie, IN.  He was born on July 29, 1924 in Armstrong, IL to Harlan & Martha (Sorrell) Byrd.  On August 18, 1945 he married Mary Jane (Knisley) Byrd.   He was a World War II Veteran.  He retired from the manufactured home industry.  He was a carpenter by trade.   He is survived by his son – Jerry Byrd of Syracuse.  3 daughters – Sheryll (Dave) Rieder of Birchwood, WI,  Brenda (Gary Combs) Byrd of Claypool, IN, and Rhonda (Scott) Green of Muncie, IN.  13 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren.  He was preceded by his wife Mary Jane Byrd, Grandson Jerry Lee Byrd II, great grandson Michael Pena, and daughter in law Glenda Byrd.  No calling is planned, there will be a private family gathering.

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