Lonnie James Byrd, Jr.

February 20, 1945 - July 15, 2022

02/20/1945 - 07/15/2022

Past Services

Visitation
Sunday July 17, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Aulander Chapel
117 South Commerce St.
Aulander, NC 27805
252-345-1818 | Directions
Cemetery
Monday July 18, 2022
1:00 pm
Hoggard Memorial Cemetery
NC Highway 11
Lewiston, NC 27849
Directions
Service
Monday July 18, 2022
1:00 pm
Hoggard Memorial Cemetery
NC Highway 11
Lewiston, NC 27849
Directions

WINDSOR, NC – Lonnie James Byrd, Jr., age 77, passed away on July 15, 2022, at the Windsor House of Windsor, NC.

Mr. Byrd was born in Bertie County, NC, on February 20, 1945, a son of the late Lonnie James, Sr., and Ilethia Byrum Byrd. Lonnie was a welder by trade and was self-employed.

Besides his parents, Lonnie was preceded in death by his loving wife, Shelia Rose Phelps Byrd; his sisters, Shirley Byrd Vaughn and Carolyn Byrd Williams; and brothers, Harry S. Byrd and Aubrey A. Byrd.

left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Cindy Byrd Cummings of Aulander, NC; two sons, Michael Paul Byrd of Creedmoor, NC, and Jason Tyler Byrd; five grandchildren, Nikkie, Kelly, Brandon, Jordan, and Micayla; and four great-grandchildren, Chassidy, Emily, Lenore; and Austin; sisters, Barbara Byrd Tadlock (Milton) of Windsor, NC, Erma Byrd Ford (Al) of Roanoke Rapids, NC, and Jean Byrd Ward of Vanceboro, NC; a brother, Edward Byrd (Linda) of Windsor, NC, and numerous, beloved nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 17, 2022, from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Aulander Chapel.

A celebration of Life graveside service will be held on Monday, July 18, 2022, at 1:00 pm at Hoggard Memorial Cemetery, Lewiston-Woodville, NC.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Aulander Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Byrd family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Tommye williams
5 months ago

Sorry for your loss rest in peace Uncle jr

Bobby White
6 months ago

R.I.P. Cousin.

Anne Cloe
6 months ago

I have very fond memories of Lonnie when he would come to the church I worked at. He was a blessing to all who knew him. Prayers for peace and sympathy.

Linda Lassiter
6 months ago

Cindy I am very sorry to hear of your daddy passing . My heart feels for you today! I pray comfort and peace
in the days ahead for you ! Love you Cindy ❤️

Lucille Cowan
6 months ago

Cindy and family, Jr was always busy and was well known in the area. He and Shelia went to our church and your daddy was willing to help whenever needed. Pray God’s peace for all.