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The Advocate Messenger, Friday November 14, 2003



Orville P. Byrd

LAWRENCEBURG - Orville Preston Byrd, 47, of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday at his home.

Born Aug. 5, 1956, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Ralph and Laura Bell Gibbons Byrd.

He was former janitorial foreman with the state Department of Finance and a member of Golden Pathway Fellowship.

Survivors include five sisters, Margaret Gay, Nancy Maddox, Ida Matherly and Peggy Byrd, all of Lawrenceburg, and Virginia Lear of Danville; and three brothers, Ben Byrd and Dean Byrd, both of Lawrenceburg, and Chester Byrd of Frankfort.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home by Donald Lear and Joe Gay.

Burial will be in Wynn Cemetery, Rockcastle County.

Visitation is after 10 a.m. Saturday.