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Anthony Laroy Byrd
  • 60 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 14, 1955
  • Date of passing: Feb 2, 2016
With tearful eyes we watched you suffer and saw you fade away, although we loved you deeply, we could not make you stay.

This memorial website was created in memory of our beloved one, Anthony"Tony" Byrd, 60, born on October 14, 1955 and passed away on February 2, 2016.His Love will stay enbedded in our hearts forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 9th December 2016

"Dear Husband,
You are my sweet Serendipity....you are the most beautiful thing that I keep inside me...all I ever want to do....is forever my Love "Love You"!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 8th December 2016

"Dear Husband,
Today is not a good day for me....I have a burning in my soul that nothing can quench...only YOU my Love can fill this void.....my Love for you burns so deep.....my soul is poured into yours and is blended"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 7th December 2016

"Dear Husband,
You are deserving of the most pure...whole...authentic Love....I know you feel it....I will always lean my as close to your soul as I can!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 6th December 2016

"Dear Husband,
You broke down all of my walls.....and then ask me to come in....you are in my bones.....in my blood.....and in my heart and soul.....I would have to tear myself open to let you go"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 5th December 2016

"Dear Husband,
There was such a oneness between us....that when one weeps...the other taste salt.....you are in everything.....everywhere....always and forever!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 4th December 2016

"Dear Husband,
You have Loved me tenderly for forty-one years......in the morning when I rise.....I ascend into you......merging deeply into our Love......my soul is poured into yours and is blended.......you and I will always burn as one.....flames entwining.......minds combining......to light this little world that we have created."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 3rd December 2016

"Dear Husband,
All that I need is the touch of your soul.....it brings me a little bit of heaven.....I can remember the exact first time your soul whispered to mine.....and I know that you woke it.....and it has never slept since!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 2nd December 2016

"Dear Husband,
There is nothing more that I would rather do than rub your head as you purr.....place my fingers on the back of your neck....as they fit perfectly in the creases....our fires ignite....the world belongs only to us....so real....so true....our special gift from God...to deny my Love for you....would be to deny my soul of existence."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 1st December 2016

"Dear Husband,
As Love grows in you....beauty grows too....for Love is the beauty of the soul....I will wait....I am waiting....and I Love you with all the Love that I possess....until this soul is set free.....where you will be waiting!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 30th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
I will always be known as the girl who caught your eye...I belong to you....I've belonged to you since the beginning....before I even knew that I did.....everything that I do.....is out of Love for you!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 29th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
I closed my eyes softly and fell in Love with the way I remember you....body.....soul and all......anywhere with you.....is better than anywhere without you!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 28th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
My Love for you is very powerful and just simply will never die.....it can't be buried...or ignored...or walked away from.....and never broken....I have deeply resonated with you....our deep Love connection remains despite any distance...time...situation...lack of presence....or circumstance!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 27th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
We are the palettes of creation....we are the travelers of the mind.....yin and yang intertwined.....light and dark chasing each other....our eternal souls burn and breathe our dreams into being.....lifting our veil......dancing through the void.....the darkness and its permeating shadows......softly feeling the warmth of the light....touching and transforming to the sun.....to be the rainbow forming in the rain......to be Love and share that Love with someone....to feel the very essence of Love in everything."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 26th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
I didn't fall in Love with you because I was lonely or lost......I fell in Love with you because when I saw you for the first time......it was the only time that I had ever wanted to make someone a permanent part of my life!"

This tribute was added by Mzdenise Chocolategirl on 26th November 2016

"Thanksgiving was Thursday and I am so thankful to have had a Dad like you because not only were you my Dad but also my best friend. Remember that time I came over because my mommy was leaving and she was scared to leave you alone so she had me "babysit" you? Lol...  I remember everything we talked about and everything you told me.. We are so much alike and I miss you everyday bestfriend..."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 25th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
You found parts of me that I didn't know existed.....and in you I found a Love so rare and beautiful......that some would not believe it was real."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 24th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
Today is a very sad day for me, it is my first Thanksgiving in 41 years that I have been without you.....my heart is torn in a thousand pieces....I cooked all of your favorite dishes, just as you were still here...you are in everything.....everywhere....always and forever......I can not escape you."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 23rd November 2016

"Dear Husband,
If I had my life to live over again......I would find you sooner......so that I could Love you longer.......bring you more joy.......fill your heart with more happiness......To you I belong!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 22nd November 2016

"Dear Husband,
Your Love has made me sure.....I am ready to forsake this worldly life and surrender to the magnificence of your being."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 21st November 2016

"Dear Husband,
A kiss is just a kiss until you find the one you Love.....a hug is just a hug until you find the one that you are always thinking of.....a dream is just a dream until it comes true......Love was just a word until the day that I met you!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 20th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
To Love is nothing.....To be Loved is something.......But to Loved by the person that you Love......is everything!.......and the best feeling in the world"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 19th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
I am sending you extra Love.......extra light........extra prayers......for our Love light never stopped shining."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 18th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
My soul is poured into yours and is blended........we have become a beautiful glimpse of Loving......of melting into one........alive in the wildness of the universe......Love of all Love"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 17th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
I feel your essence everyday......I live in your memories everyday.....I feel as though I have Loved you for a thousand years......and I will Love you for a thousand more......my heart bleeds for you......everyday I fall more and more in Love with you.....and you can feel me when I think of you."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 16th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
There is a light that shines especially for you and me.....you and I will always burn as one flame.....entwining minds combining.......to light this little world that we have created."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 15th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
Our Love was so powerful it became what defined us......surely one heart must have been sliced in two......one half put in me and the other inside of you!!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 14th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
I Love you with the fire of a thousand suns......You were a meaning I never knew the word for until I met you and learned your name.......Thank you for being my greatest spiritual teacher."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 13th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
To live and Love with you and be one forever
To be near you so I can reach out and touch you
To make Love with you..laugh with you ..cry with you ..talk with you..and be silent with you
To hold you close every night ..waking up to you every morning
To share my secrets with you..and be honest with you
To understand and respect you..accepting you for you
To find shelter in you when I am afraid..and to hold you when I need warmth
To be with you through all the seasons..walking with you in the sunshine.. and cuddling with you in the cold
To care for you when you are ill..and be joyful with you when you are happy
To grow old with you..and be with you till the end of time
With you only I want all these things
With you only would I do all these things
To you only all my Love"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 12th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
Our Love is like a friendship caught on fire.....in the beginning a flame....very pretty.....often hot and fierce......but still a strong loving flickering.......as our Love grew older......our hearts matured.......and our Love becomes as coals.......deep burning and unquenchable."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 11th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
Yes I Love you.....Yes I Love you......Yes....Yes....Yes....Yes!"

This tribute was added by Dina Laney on 10th November 2016

"When someone you love becomes the memory, the memory becomes the treasure. I love you my chocolate sugar drop"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 10th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
I am still next to you
I am still with you......after all this time
I am still beside you.....a place I Love to find
I am still in you......where we are divine
I am still adorning you......Loving how you shine
I am still.....we are still.....one!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 9th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
Thank you for the feather.....now here is one for you......when we met....no words were needed for us to realize our soul recognition.....our Love goes deeper than language.....we know each other heart to heart and soul to soul......no matter how long or how far."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 8th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
When Love runs soul deep.......a kiss is no longer a kiss......it is a place where heaven and earth meet.......I close my eyes and speak to you in a thousand silent ways."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 7th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
I know that I have spent each lifetime before this searching for you.....no one like you.....but you.....for your soul and mine must always come together."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 6th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
I will spend an eternity Loving you......caring for you......holding you.....showing you everyday that I hold you to the stars!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 5th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
I have set your soul on fire.....you will never burn like this again, except with me.....my Love is one of a kind exclusively for you my sweet Love....it can not be copied to another person"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 4th November 2016

"Dear Husband,
I cherish the power of you.....I cherish your memory everyday......you can feel me when I think of you.....I belong only to you......I adore you....you give me strength......you shelter me from the storm......you will always have me my Love."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 3rd November 2016

"Dear Husband,
Thank you for giving me the strength to make it every day......through you I am able to complete our journey......you are the most Loving husband in the world......thank you for never leaving my side.....I am connected to you no matter where you are!"

This tribute was added by Dina Laney on 2nd November 2016

"I love you my first love, more than you will ever know"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 2nd November 2016

"Dear Husband, It has been nine months today that you passed away, and I miss you more with each passing day......I miss rubbing your head.....I miss touching you.....I miss your beautiful smile.......I miss our all day extensive conversations......I miss doing things for you.....I miss cooking for you.....But my Love......you have found your way back to me.....and I am grateful everyday......I feel like the most blessed wife in the world........we found each other in the dark!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 1st November 2016

"Dear Husband,
Nothing can break the soul bond between us....no matter how long we are apart.....no matter how far we are apart....heart to heart...soul to soul.....we are always connected."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 31st October 2016

"Dear Husband,
How can you give me so much strength.....and yet be my only weakness?????
The first time I saw you.....when we couldn't let go.....I swear we knew then that we were infinite."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 30th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
I Love you with all of my body, heart and soul.....you complete me....you made my life worth living.....To have known you and to have Loved you has been like a beautiful dream.....I can only hope that I never wake up."

This tribute was added by Mzdenise Chocolategirl on 29th October 2016

"Love u... Miss u dearly love.."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 29th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
We share a quiet confidence between us......and with it, the knowledge that our frequencies operate at a level  that only we can understand."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 28th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
As soon as you passed.....a beautiful Love story unfolds for the world to see......I never thought this would happen to you and me."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 27th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
My heart cries for you....my soul bleeds for you....you are in my every thought....I Love and miss you more and more everyday....but I have learned to live with the recognition of your presence that goes much deeper than language....I long for it everyday.....Thank You for moving Heaven and Earth to make a way for our Love.....we found each other in the dark.....where I will be waiting for you my Love!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 26th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
I feel a part of my soul has Loved you since the beginning of everything........I knew I Loved you when home went from being a place to a person......YOU........I am connected to you.........no matter where you are!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 25th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
I'll be waiting for here for your silence to break......for your soul to shake......for your Love to wake......all I ever want to do......is forever my Love.......Love you!"

This tribute was added by Dina Laney on 24th October 2016

"If our love could have saved you,  you would have lived forever"

This tribute was added by Dina Laney on 24th October 2016

"Just letting you know that I love you and miss you so deeply.  I know you are looking down on us. My chocolate guardian angel sugar drop.

Until we meet again kisses"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 24th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
My Love is one of a kind to you my sweet Love......it can't be copied to another person.......my heart and I miss you so much.......true Love never dies and distance lingers not......for each day comes night......when candles again ignite!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 23rd October 2016

"Dear Husband,
You were you........I was I........we were two before our time........I was yours before I knew........and you have always been mine too!"

This tribute was added by Dina Laney on 23rd October 2016

"Only you and God knows the pain and hurt that I go through every day.  I love and miss you like crazy, and so do your grandkids. I want to be with you so bad but I know i have to care for your grandkids,your wife and your son in law.   I love you Ohh so deeply,  until we meet again my chocolate sugar drop"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 22nd October 2016

"Dear Husband,
The essence of you........I feel you......I smell you........where the lips are silent......the heart knows a thousand ways to speak!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 21st October 2016

"Dear Husband,
So bright the flames burned in our hearts..........that we found each other in the dark.......where the lips are silent.......the heart knows a thousand ways to speak..........."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 20th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
Only you....You're the only thing I'll see forever.....in my eyes......in my words......in everything I do.......you are my home......it is in your love that I find the comfort, acceptance, and the sense of belonging.......this has given me so much hope.......my quite storm with the biggest heart!!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 19th October 2016

"Dear Husband, I vow to fiercely Love you.....in all of your forms......now and forever......we will always find a way back to each other"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 18th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
I will Love you....even through the pain......for I have found myself in you........as you have in me..........you are my King and I am your Queen........together we are one!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 17th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
You have me.....until every last star in the galaxy dies......you have me.....for it was not into my ear that you whispered........but into my heart.......it was not my lips that you kissed.......but my soul"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 16th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
My Love for you is beyond any Love I have ever heard described......It is a Love that is beyond Love.....a soul connection in which no seam is visible.....you came into my world and took my breath away when I was not looking.....and I'd choose you....in a hundred lifetimes.....in a hundred worlds.....in any version of reality.....I'll find you and I'd choose YOU.....May the way that I looked at you......the way that I spoke to you.....the way that I treated you, reflect the truth that.....I have Loved you since forever........"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 15th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
I see you in the shadows........that trace of my every step.......memories of us, I can't escape........my soul does not comprehend our good-bye........for it knows no other existence without you!"

This tribute was added by Kayla Carlton on 14th October 2016

"Happy Birthday my sweet Uncle T! You are loved and missed.

Mommy says she loves and misses you. She is always thinking of you. RIP from (Mocha aka Joann) :)"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 14th October 2016

"Happy Birthday my beautiful beloved husband, I miss you more than words can say. I think of you with each passing moment. Thank you for being with me in spirit. There is no where that I begin, and you end. We are joined in an eternal Divine union of Love."

This tribute was added by Mzdenise Chocolategirl on 14th October 2016

"Happy Birthday Daddy!!!! Love you 4ever more..."

This tribute was added by Dina Laney on 13th October 2016

"Tomorrow is your birthday and I wish that you were here to celebrate it with us, but I know you are going to be with us in spiritual format celebrating with us. I love and miss you so much everyday, but I know you are looking down on us showering us with your love telling us to be strong. Until we meet again I love you deeply and happy birthday my chocolate sugar drop."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 13th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
Loving you was never my decision, like a carving on a tree, you were engraved in my soul long before we met!"

This tribute was added by Delicia Loving Malasha Byrd on 13th October 2016

"We you so much but I know you looking down on me smile saying i am OK  till we meet again I love u uncle tony"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 12th October 2016

"Dear husband,
Long before we ever laided eyes on each other, it was determined that we belonged together. Our souls conspired without our knowledge and called to the deep. And the deep answered , gifting us with the sweetest of love that two could ever know."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 11th October 2016

"Dear Husband,
I am grateful for what my heart has felt, lived, loved and seen.
One of the best things you did as a father was to show them how much you love their mother. What the heart has loved, owned, and had, it shall never lose."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 10th October 2016

"I can conquer the world with one hand, as long as you're holding the other."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 9th October 2016

"You are my home; it is in your loving gaze that I find the comfort, acceptance, and the sense of belonging. In you I dwell forever."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 9th October 2016

"Only you, you're the only one I'll see forever. In my eyes, in my words, and in everything I do."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 7th October 2016

"True love never parts, and distance lingers not......for each day comes night, when candles again ignite, and I wait for you my love, where I never wait in vain. I love you my husband."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 6th October 2016

"I intend to love you through it all, to hold you, support you,encourage you, hurt with you, to laugh with you....it a lot like dancing; only the universe gets to lead."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 6th October 2016

"Something in your eyes captured my soul and left me with enchanted, nostalgic happiness"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 5th October 2016

"By night, Love, tie your heart to mine,and the two together in their sleep will defeat the darkness

Pablo Neruda"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 4th October 2016

"We fit into the category of having a indescribable, tenacious, profound, and lingering love for each other that no words can encompass. Everyone knew our marriage was more intense than normal. We are two souls who were meant to be together eternally, and in that I take great pride. I have been given a great gift and I will always be grateful."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 4th October 2016

"" To my silent Lover
Then while we live, in love let's preserve
That when we live no more, we may live forever
Our love is more powerful than any on earth
I promise to tell the world of the gift you left behind"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 2nd October 2016

"We completed our mission quietly and discreetly, without fanfare and ceremony."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 2nd October 2016

"I'll wait for you to come down, where you'll find me, where we'll shine!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 2nd October 2016

"Nothing prepared me for the privilege of being yours!"

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 2nd October 2016

"It has been eight months today my love that you left me, and the pain is just as intense as it was that fateful day. I miss you more and more everyday. My heart bleeds for you with a undeniable passion that only you can quench. Rest in Heaven my Conjugial Love until we meet once again."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 2nd October 2016

"Tony is the best human being that I've ever known, and he changed my life to the point of no return, it will never be the same again. He has given me the last piece to our puzzle of beautiful life together. With the spiritual awakening he has given me, I can complete our journey and return home to him where he will be waiting with open arms."

This tribute was added by Patty Martin on 1st October 2016

"So happy to have the privilege of meeting you and Deborah and some more of your family. Rest peacefully in Heaven Tony."

This tribute was added by L Byrd on 1st October 2016

""Uncle Tony" was a good manPhenomenal father awesome uncle And a awesome drummer he will forever be missed and never forgotten"

This tribute was added by Lydina Byrd on 1st October 2016

"I love you more then words can say miss you dearly my big brother.R.I.H."

This tribute was added by Dina Laney on 30th September 2016

"The first man whom I ever loved,  that truly loved me back.  Thank you for being a great father. I will love you forever and always. Kisses"

This tribute was added by Mzdenise Chocolategirl on 30th September 2016

"RIH my beloved Daddy, I love you to the moon and back...."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 30th September 2016

"Happy Anniversary My Beloved, Forty two years ago we made a vow that will last for all eternity. I love and miss you more and more with each passing day! RIH my beloved."

This tribute was added by Deborah Byrd on 28th September 2016

"I Love you more than words can say my beautiful husband, until we reunite again"


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