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Visitation

Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Tuesday December 27th, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Tuesday December 27th, 2022
2:00am

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Burial

McDowell Memorial Park
Tuesday December 27th, 2022

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Arnold Lee Byrd

Arnold Lee Byrd, 79, of Marion, passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2022 at Carepartners Solace Center.

Arnold was born in McDowell County on July 20, 1943 to the late Harvey Byrd and Carrie Mace Byrd. He graduated from North Cove High School where he drove a bus for the county. Arnold was a proud US Army Veteran where he served in Vietnam. In his early days, Arnold sang in a quartet. Arnold loved fishing, hunting, pulling gallax and playing Rook with his friends.

Preceding him in death including his parents are his siblings, Willie Byrd, Lilly Byrd, Mary Rose Williams and Ruth Barrier.

Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Monica Rector; a sister, Bessie Denny; a brother, Jimmy Ray Byrd (Joyce) and three grandchildren, Ashlyn Rector, Tori Rector and Dakota Rector.

A funeral service will be held in the chapel of Beams Funeral Service on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at 2:00 pm with the Rev. Mark Byrd officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the chapel from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm. Burial will follow at McDowell Memorial Park. Military Honors will be provided by the US Army.


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Bennie letterman Jan 8 2023 10:07 PM

The Lewis Family were better for knowing you Arnold. Thank you for the memories. You will be missed.

The Lewis Family Dec 31 2022 3:37 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Byrd

James and Mary Smith Dec 27 2022 10:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Byrd

Matthew and Kaydence Mckinney Dec 27 2022 1:42 PM

We're going to miss you dearly.

Kenneth Robinson and Tera Robinson Dec 27 2022 11:32 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Byrd

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A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Byrd

Joyce and Ron Swofford Dec 26 2022 8:36 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Byrd

Sharon Wolfe Dec 26 2022 6:30 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Arnold Byrd

Bobby&Linda Dennie Dec 26 2022 5:04 PM

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