Elbert W. Byrd “Duck”, 79, of Richmond Hill, Ga passed away Saturday June 23, 2018 at Glenvue Nursing Home. He graduated high school for Benedictine Military school and was a member of the Cobra Club. He owned and operated Byrd’s Meat Market with several locations. He was a long-time worker at JC Lewis Ford and worked for Schlitt’s Distribution Company. He was a U.S. Marine.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 20 years Betty Jean Byrd; parents Walter and Mary Byrd; brother, Preston Byrd.
He is survived by his children Walter E. Byrd (Barbara), Robert M. Byrd, and Elizabeth Weatherly (John); step-son, Tom Bentley (Shelena); step-daughters, Sheri Wiggens and Penny Phillips (Robert); sister, Sarah Byrd; 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Jason and Crystal Cheek and children Madison and Kodi.
Visitation: Tuesday June 26, 2018 from 12 pm to 1 pm at Baker McCullough Funeral Home- Hubert C. Baker chapel.
Funeral Service: Tuesday June 26, 2018 1 pm at Baker McCullough Funeral Home- Hubert C. Baker chapel. Interment will follow after service to Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Baker McCullough Funeral Home Hubert C. Baker Chapel 7415 Hodgson Memorial Drive Savannah, GA 31406 (912)927-1999