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BYRD, Lance Junior
BYRD - Lance Junior Age 83, of Mt. Gilead, NC, passed away October 20, 2014. His funeral service will be 11 AM Thursday October 23 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Albemarle, NC with Rev. Wayne Lisenby officiating. Burial will follow in the Cottonville Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends at STANLY FUNERAL HOME in Albemarle on Wednesday, October 22 from 6-8 PM. Born September 29, 1931 in Erie County, NY, he was the son of the late Frank Joseph Byrd and Mildred Schaffer Byrd and was a retired employee of the NY State Department of Transportation. Mr. Byrd was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church and of the Wendelville Fire Co., NY. He was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Elizabeth Hinchy Byrd. Survivors include a son, Lance Byrd of Amherst, NY; daughters Denise Ann Carns of Lockport, NY and Deborah Lynne Bergquist of Mt. Gilead, NC; a sister Addie of North Tonawanda, NY; seven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and sons of the heart Roy Hoover and Wayne Lisenby.