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Thomas Bruce  Byrd
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Mr. Thomas Bruce Byrd, 89, of Dunn died Tuesday May 8, 2018 at Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville.  Mr. Byrd was born on January 6, 1929 in Cumberland County to the late Herbert and Lillie Esther Strickland Byrd.

Mr. Byrd was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Byrd.Mr. Byrd served in the U. S. Air Force and after his service worked with N.C. Natural Gas from 1958 to 2000, retiring as V.P. of Customer Service. Mr. Byrd was a member of First Baptist Church in Dunn, the Palmyra Lodge #147 AF&AM, American Legion Post 59, Dunn Fire Department, and a past Scoutmaster with Boy Scouts of America.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 11, 2018 at First Baptist church in Dunn, with Dr. Len Keever officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

Mr. Byrd is survived by his wife Margie Byrd, daughter, Cynthia (Cindy) Byrd Query & husband Steve of Moncks Corner, SC; son, Thomas (Tommy) Bruce Byrd Jr. & wife Debi of Wilmington; grandchildren, Meredith Query of St. Simons Island, Ga., Melissa Pearson & husband Jonathan of Lyman, SC; Michelle Sullivan & husband Jeremy of Wilmington, Ruth Edwards & husband Aaron of Leland, Ryan Byrd and Colby Byrd of Wilmington; great grandchildren, Riley Pearson of Lyman, SC, and Eleanor Edwards of Leland; and a brother, Jerry Byrd & wife Becky of Carolina Beach and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home in Dunn and other times at the home.


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Visitation

Thursday

10

May

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Funeral Services

Friday

11

May

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church

309 West Broad St.
Dunn, NC 28334

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