Bobby Walter Byrd was called to his heavenly home on January 24th, 2020 at 87 years old. Bobby was born on March 22, 1932 in Florence, AL. Bobby proudly served his country in the Korean War and was an avid lover of southern gospel music. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle to many. He will be missed immensely. Bobby is preceded in death by his loving wife Dorothy Howell Byrd, his parents William T. Bird and Nina Jeter Bird, brothers William Byrd Jr, James Byrd and Frank Byrd. He is survived by his brothers Malcolm Byrd (Caroline), Joe Byrd (Velvie) and Louis Byrd (Darlene), sisters Mary Gowen (Dee), Margie White (Gene) and Edna Parrot (Dicky), children Gary Byrd, Joan Byrd Harris, Kay Peoples Zarzour, Judy Peoples Bearden (Tim) and Kenny Peoples (Dana), 9 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 28th at Walker Chapel Funeral Home from 11am-1pm, followed immediately by funeral services at 1:00pm. The family is accepting condolences in the form of flowers and/or donations made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.
Breast Cancer Research Foundation of AL PO Box 531225
Birmingham, AL 35253
Walker Chapel Funeral Home 1200 Ellard Road
Fultondale, AL 35068
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