Roger “Trigger” Byrum, Jr.

October 17, 1963 - March 16, 2022

10/17/1963 - 03/16/2022

Past Services

Saturday March 26, 2022
1:00 pm
Potecasi Baptist Church
3264 N Carolina 35
Woodland, NC 27897

CONWAY, NC – Roy Rogers “Trigger” Byrum, Jr., age 58, of NC Hwy 35, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.

Roger was born on October 17, 1963 to Roy Rogers Byrum, Sr. and Bobbie Jones Byrum in Ahoskie, NC. Roger who was affectionately called PAPA and RARA loved his family deeply, especially his grandchildren. He was always available to help others and would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and hanging out with the club members. Roger loved food, seemed to enjoy eating all the time. He liked to play golf, go bowling, play games and surf the internet on the computer, watching television, drinking diet Mt. Dew, napping, and playing with his dogs.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, April Lynn Byrum, and a brother, Donald Wayne Byrum.

Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife Kay, a son, James Roy Byrum and fiancé, Brooke Turner of Conway; two daughters, Ashley Michelle Rizo and husband Jr. of Ahoskie, and Kassie Ann Byrum of Conway; a grandson, Corbin Dale Byrum; a granddaughter, Natalie Ariana Rizo; two sisters, Laurie Ann Vaughan of Merry Hill, and Lisa Byrum Bland and husband Brian of Woodland; a brother, Squeaky Byrum and wife Wendy of Ahoskie; along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at 1:00 pm at the Potecasi Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Deacon and Rev. Ricky Browder, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with cost incurred since Roger’s motorcycle accident and funeral cost by clicking here.

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


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Bozo & Libby Pulley
2 years ago

You surely will be missed by all that knew you .

Barbara and Henry Matthews
2 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during such a sad time.

Patricia & Lin Canady
2 years ago

Kay so sorry to hear about Roger’s passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all

Nita Bradshaw
2 years ago

Kay & family…..I searched for just the right words…and they evade me. I am heartbroken and can’t even imagine your pain. I pray for comfort and peace for all of you. Know that Roger is resting in the arms of his Lord, being assured of a job well done of faithful servant…..

Sue Johnson
2 years ago

Andy and Sue johnson

Sue Johnson
2 years ago

We are so sorry for your loss thoughts and are with you and your family RIP Rogeryou will be missed

Debbie Robbins
2 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family now and in the days and years to come.

Kim and Joe
2 years ago

You will be truly missed.

Ben and Donna Wheeler
2 years ago

Ben and I are sorry for y’all loss! Mr Rogers will be greatly missed and the ball league will not be the same !

Ángela Garcia
2 years ago

I just want them to know that I am thinking of them and that I love them very much and that he will be truly missed but now we know he’s in a better place is not already not suffering know he’s looking over us