George Erwin ByrdNovember 6th, 2019
George Erwin Byrd, 73, formerly of Auxvasse, Mo., passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019, in Fulton, Mo. George was born August 29, 1946, in Shamrock, Mo. to Lewis and Martha (Erwin) Byrd, who preceded him in death. George attended school in Martinsburg, Mo. and had a successful career as an over-the-road truck driver. Along with his love for his children, George enjoyed his dogs and was an active member of the Jehovah Witness upon retirement in Stover, Mo. George is survived by his three children, Casey Byrd of Lancaster, Mo., Amanda Byrd of Kirksville, Mo. and Christina Jo Byrd of Columbia, Mo.; brother, Larry and (Brenda) Byrd of Auxvasse, Mo.; sisters, Ruth and (Walter) Edwards and Hazel (Byrd) Lawson of Sunrise Beach, Mo.; grandsons, Gannon Steggall of Wichita, Kan., Remington Byrd of Lancaster, Mo. and Eli Byrd of Kirksville, Mo.; and several nephews, nieces and cousins. A celebration of George's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the Grand Prairie Baptist Church in Auxvasse, Mo.