Richard Murray Byrd Jr., 87, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at home surrounded by his family and friends.
He was born Jan. 26, 1932, in Calypso, North Carolina, to Richard Murray Byrd and Virginia Wells Byrd.
He was preceded in death by his son, Richard Manley Byrd; parents; and brother, Douglas.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Wanda; daughter, Sheri; and three grandsons and two great-grandsons. Richard was loved dearly and will be greatly missed.
The family will receive friends at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow services in Princess Anne Memorial Park, Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach.
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