Russell Lee Byrd, of Dunnville, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019, at Russell County Hospital. He was 91.
Born on May 8, 1927, in Casey County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late John H. and Edith Harris Byrd. Russell was a retired mechanic and dozer driver. He enjoyed working on lawn mowers and chainsaws. He was an all-around good and hardworking man.
He is survived by a son, Darrell Byrd of Windsor; a step-daughter, Louise Roy of Liberty; a grandson, Anthony Craig (and Julia) Byrd of Russell Springs; great-grandchildren, Megan Byrd, Brandon Byrd and Bradley Byrd. Other survivors include step-grandchildren, Tonya Roy, Timothy Roy and Mark Roy.
In addition to his parents, Russell is preceded in death by his wife, Lillian McDonald Byrd; a daughter, Kathy Byrd; a great-granddaughter, Kendra Byrd; a sister, Hester Goode; five brothers, Artis Byrd, Ernest Byrd, Wayne Byrd, Arnold Byrd and Chester Byrd.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at 910 Full Gospel Church with Bro. Casey Davis officiating. Burial will follow in 910 Full Gospel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at 910 Full Gospel Church.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.