Robert Byrd
  • 74 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 25, 1941
  • Date of passing: Mar 27, 2016
Let the memory of Robert be with us forever

 Robert M. Byrd, 74, a resident of Opelika,AL, passed away Monday March 28, 2016 at his home in Opelika.

Visitation will be Friday, April 1, 2016 at 11AM at Farmville Baptist Church in Auburn followed by funeral services at 1PM officiated by Dr. Tom McClendon and dear friend Ken Chance.

Interment will be in the Farmville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Hospice Advantage 665 Opelika Rd, Auburn,AL 36830

  Professional services provided by Wrights Funeral Home in Alexander City AL.  http://www.wrightsfuneralservice.com 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Jackie Evans on 31st March 2016

"Marie, Robert shed so much fun and laughter to everyone, just like Uncle Elmer!   The daily jokes he left on FB made us all have a better day!  I'm so glad we were able to see yall at the Cousin' Reunion and am so thankful for our AL cousins for going to great lengths to make this happen...Love you much!  Jackie"

This tribute was added by Debra Fain on 31st March 2016

"Marie, Robert was such a sweet man and brought laughter to everyone around him.  I am so happy we were able to reconnect with him at the cousins reunion and get to know your family.  He came to visit us in Japan when Barbara and I were in 5th or 6th grade. He was in the service and stopped to see us for about a week.  He played card games with us and taught us card tricks.  I thought later that that was probably not very exciting for a young airman on leave but that was Robert.  He loved family.  He will be missed and you all will be reunited in Heaven with him. Love to you all. Debra"

This tribute was added by Paul Knight on 30th March 2016

"Rest in Peace Mr. Robert Byrd.  Thank You for being a good friend.  The world would be a better place if there were more people like you.  God bless you."

This tribute was added by Maxine Rather on 30th March 2016

"Robert Byrd was the best employee of Telecommunications.  His jokes and smiles made Auburn University a better place.  Will be missed and never forgotten."

This tribute was added by Joseph/Brenda Chappell on 29th March 2016

"Marie, Joe and I found out about Robert yesterday.  We are so sorry to hear about his passing.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your boys and family.  We will check back for arrangements and plan to come to the visitation.  God bless you.  Brenda and Joe"

This tribute was added by Dody Cadenhead on 29th March 2016

"Marie - I am so very sorry to hear about Robert.  My heart goes out to you and the family.  What a wonderful man Robert was and he was so loved by everyone that knew him!  I feel blessed and honored to call him my friend!   Love you so much!"

This tribute was added by Theresa Haughery on 29th March 2016

"Dear Marie,
You and your family are in my prayers. May God give you peace and comfort in the hard times and being you joy and happiness in so many beautiful memories.
With love, Theresa"

This tribute was added by Lola Burnett on 29th March 2016

"We are so very sorry to hear about Robert, you and your family will be in our prayers.

Lola and Rich Burnett"

This tribute was added by Barbara Benoit on 28th March 2016

"Marie, my heart goes out to you and your family. I am so sorry to hear about Robert.  I know how hard this time is for all of you. Will be keeping you and your family in my prayers.   Barbara Bass Benoit"

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