Dayton Carl D.C. Byrd, age 81, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 at Johnson City Medical Center. He was a native of Washington County and a son of the late Perry and Laura Burleson Byrd. Mr. Byrd served in Germany with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was an onsite Construction Superintendent during the construction of Municipal Water Treatment facilities through the southeast. He retired from Crowder Construction Company. D.C. was a member of Evergreen Free Will Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, D.C. is preceded in death by his first wife Janice Tolley Byrd and a daughter, Shari Byrd Jennings.
Dayton Carl D.C. Byrd has left behind to cherish his memories:
Wife: Judy Click Clark Byrd of Erwin;
Daughters: Pam Bailey and husband, Mike of Unicoi,
Sandy Byrd Reeves and husband, Rick of Unicoi;
Son: Steve Byrd and wife, Evelyn of Davao City, Phillipines;
Grandsons: Jason Broyles and wife, Kristi of Erwin,
Corey Bailey and wife, Heather of Hampton,
Cole Bailey of Unicoi;
Great Grandsons: Riley Broyles of Erwin,
Ridge Broyles of Erwin
The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Dayton Carl D.C. Byrd in a funeral service to be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 4, 2015, in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend Noah Taylor and Brother Delbert Gillette will officiate. Vocal selections will be provided by Alexis Taylor. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 11:00 AM and continue until service time on Saturday at Valley Funeral Home. A graveside committal service will be held following the funeral service on Saturday in the Mausoleum Chapel of Evergreen Cemetery with Reverend Larry Tolley officiating. Active pallbearers will be James Necessary, Walter Harris, Paul Whitson, Corey Bailey, Jason Broyles, and Cole Bailey. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Ernie Deadrick and Bob Grindstaff.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family through our website at www.valleyfuneralhome.net.These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Dayton Carl D.C. Byrd through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, TN, 423-743-9187.