Bob Byrd 1928-2017

September 9th, 2017

Bob Byrd. Photo by Sally Harrison

Bob Byrd, 88, the 1964 NCHA Futurity Co-Champion and a contestant and honoree in the NCHA Futurity 50th Anniversary Champions Cup in 2011, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 in Jayton, Texas.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, September 10 at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home, 3101 College Avenue, Snyder, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, at the First Baptist Church, 110 Travis Street, Jayton, Tex. Burial will follow at Clairemont Cemetery.

Born on Sept. 11, 1928 to Charlie and Lizzie Byrd, Bob Byrd and Maricate Warren married in September 1951. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Maricate, two brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Starkey and her husband, Skip, of Cross Plains, Tex., and Lori Chisum and her husband, George, of Jayton; one son, Barry Byrd and his wife, Renee, of Weatherford, Tex.; one brother, Jim Byrd of Post, Tex.; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch or a charity of choice.