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Gerald Mack Byrd

Gerald Mack Byrd

Male 1923 - 2008  (84 years)

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  • Name Gerald Mack Byrd 
    Born 26 Dec 1923  Knox, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Apr 2008  Vanderburgh, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25748  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2016 

    Father Douglas Newton Byrd,   b. 9 Nov 1887, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1928, Outwood, Christian, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Alice Grace McElroy,   b. 19 Mar 1888, Scotland, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1978, Wheatland, Knox, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1917  Knox, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gerald M Byrd Birth: Dec. 26, 1923 Bicknell Knox County Indiana, USA Death: Apr. 16, 2008 Evansville Vanderburgh County Indiana, USA Gerald M. Byrd, age 84 of Washington passed away on Wednesday morning at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville. He was born on December 26, 1923 in Bicknell to Douglas Newton and Alice Grace (McElroy) Byrd. He graduated from Wheatland High School in 1941 and later from Butler University. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II where he received a Bronze Star. He was retired from Thorne Apple Valley. He is survived by one daughter Candace Slepica of Washington.; one grandson and his wife, Merrill and Amanda Slepica of Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany; one great grandson, Thaddeus Lee Slepica also of Germany; two sisters, Mary K. Carey of Wheatland and Doris Neukam of Washington; and one brother Bill Byrd of Crown Point, Indiana. He is preceded in death by his wife, Ann (Burns) Byrd, whom he married September 2, 1950 and she died February 1, 2006, and one sister, Wanda Rasner. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM at Ed Lee Mortuary with Pastor Gene Rasner officiating. Burial will follow in Wheatland Cemetery with military graveside rites by the Washington American Legion and VFW. Visitation will be on Friday from 4 to 8 PM at Ed Lee Mortuary. Condolences may be sent online at www.edleemortuary.com. Family links: Parents: Douglas Newton Byrd (1887 - 1928) Alice Grace McElroy Byrd (1888 - 1978) Spouse: Ann E Burns Byrd (1922 - 2006) Burial: Wheatland Cemetery Wheatland Knox County Indiana, USA Created by: Russ Nixon Record added: Nov 20, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 120591437