William Rufus Byrd, 69, died Sunday, June 9, 2013. Born in Hartsville, SC, he was the son of the late Wallace George and Theo Atkinson Byrd. He was retired from Crown, Cork and Seal (30 Years). He was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife Sue F. Byrd of Wallace, SC, sons, Rodney (Erin) Byrd, David (Christy) Byrd, Steve (Michelle) Byrd all of Cheraw, SC, a daughter, Melissa (David) Robinson of Bennettsville, SC, brothers, Forrest Byrd, Dwight Byrd both of Columbia, SC, sisters, Hilda Spease of Cheraw, SC, Helen Blackman and Patsy Freeman both of Columbia, SC, grandchildren, Ethan Robinson, Lindsey Gainey, Clayton Byrd, Mary Elizabeth Byrd, Emilee Byrd, Julia Byrd, Logan Byrd, Jackson Byrd, great grandchildren, Molly Gainey, Maggie Gainey.
The family will receive friends 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Kiser Funeral Home, Cheraw, SC. A funeral service will be held 4:00 PM, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Oak Grove United Methodist Church, Wallace, SC. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials to: Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 3237 Hatcher Hill Road, Wallace, SC 29596.