John D. Byrd, 78

John D. Byrd, 78, of Milford, died Feb. 7, 2007. He was a manager at General Electric and a Korean War army veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents James Byrd and Bertha Hensley.

He is survived by wife, Carole; son, John Keith; daughters, Angela (Charlie) Rame, Anita (Willis) Yonkers, Sandy (Rodney) Davenport, and Susan (Scott) Steiner, brother, William; sister, Anna Rose Alliss; seventeen grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Feb. 9 at the Evans Funeral Home. Burial followed at the Graceland Memorial Gardens in Milford.

Memorials may be made to the Heart Association or the Buckwheat First Church of God.