AHOSKIE, NC-Horace Gene Byrum, Jr., age 59, passed away on August 11, 2016 at his daughters home in Ahoskie, NC.
Mr. Byrum was born on December 17, 1956 to the late Horace Gene Byrum, Sr. and Lucy Harrell Byrum in Colerain, NC. Gene was a long distance truck driver for many years before spending the last few years as an electrician for Berry Plastics. He loved life and lived it to the fullest. Gene enjoyed spending time with friends, especially at the ocean. He was a loving father and especially loved his grandchildren.
“Gene” is survived by his daughter, Heather Byrum Roberts and her husband Jeremy of Ahoskie, his son, William “Bud” Byrum of Greenville, NC; two grandsons, Blake and Benjamin Byrum of Greenville; and two granddaughters, Makynley and Macy Roberts of Ahoskie.
There will be no services at this time for “Gene”. The family will honor his wishes and scatter his ashes at a later date.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Byrum family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.