Arthur R. Byrd
December 02, 1928 ‒ July 13, 2003
Arthur R. Byrd, age 74 of Delaware died Sunday, July 13, 2003 at Delaware Court.
He was born on December 2, 1928 in Columbus to the late Ardill and Ruth (Glick) Byrd. A lifelong resident of Delaware County and a US Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Throughout his life Arthur had worked as a postal worker for the Galena and Delaware Post Offices, been a meat cutter for Big Bear, and retired from PPG in Delaware where he had worked for 24 years.
He was a member of the PPG Retiree’s, enjoyed traveling and the outdoors.
Survived by his sons: Dale (Karen) Byrd of Charlottesville, VA, Steve Byrd of Marion, Chuck (Sandy) Byrd of Delaware, Glenn (Megan) Byrd of Delaware, 5 Grandchildren: Jason, Lisa, Shannon, Catlin, Brittney, Sisters: Polly (Robert) Hoke of Galena, Jean (Richard) Diehl of Ashley, nieces, nephews, and former wife: Gailya Byrd.
Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St. (SR 36), Delaware where funeral services will be held Thursday 12:30 p.m., military honors will follow the services at the funeral home. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery, Columbus.
Memorial contributions: Central Ohio Diabetes Assoc., P.O. Box 81, Delaware, Ohio 43015.