Carl A. Byrd Sr., 69

Carl A. Byrd Sr.

WILMINGTON — The Rev. Carl A. Byrd Sr., 69, passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021.

His love and memories will remain in the heart of his wife, Eleanor Grace Mosley-Byrd of the home; children, Tijuana C. Richardson (Malik) of Charlotte, Carla Byrd-Johnson (Daemion) of Raleigh, Candice A. Byrd of Greensboro and Carl A. Byrd II of Raleigh; mother, Dorothy Byrd McGuire of Wilmington; siblings, Delores Smith (William) of Wilmington, Sandra Gentry (Bruce) of Washington, D.C., James “Rick” Byrd Jr. of Wilmington, Michael L. Byrd (Rashel) of Forestville, Maryland, and Michelle B. Moorehead (Tony) of Greensboro; nine grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Public viewing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 31, at Davis Funeral Home, 901 S. 5th Ave., Wilmington. The viewing will be walk-through only with no lingering or gathering. An inurnment service will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, April 2, in Greenlawn Memorial Park, 1311 Shipyard Blvd., Wilmington. Kindly note that for the protection of all in attendance, current health and safety protocols are in place where masks and social distancing are required.

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