Leonard Ross Byrd, 84 of Berea, Prunty Road Community, passed away March 31, 2012 at his residence. He was born March 22, 1928 on Cane Run, Ritchie County, a son of the late Elias Byrd and Daily (Ash) Byrd.
Leonard retired rom the McDermott Company as an inspector with 37 years service. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of the Korean War where he served on the U. S. S. Compton. He was a Mason belonging to the Barberton, OH lodge.
Surviving is his wife of 63 years, Freda E. (Hardbarger) Byrd, his siblings: Ronald Byrd of Hazelgreen, June Conrad of Breemen, OH, Norma Conrad of Breemen, OH, Lois Byrd of Dexter City, OH, Lendol Byrd of Caldwell, OH and Kenton Byrd of Michigan. He also leaves behind nieces and nephews including Charles "Chucky" Hardbarger of Prunty, Charlett Strong of Pullman and Rita Scott of Florida.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Leon Byrd.
Funeral services will be Tuesday 1PM at the Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville with Pastor Frank Smith officiating. Interment will follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Prunty. Visitation will be Tuesday 11AM to 1PM.
Read Leonard Byrd's Obituary and Guestbook on mcculloughraiguel.com.