Bruce Anthony Byrd
Bruce Anthony Byrd, 72, of St. Louis, MO passed from this life peacefully on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.
Bruce was born on November 7, 1950 in Waynesboro, TN to Charlie and Rachel Byrd. Before his retirement, Bruce worked as a hotel operator for Dunn Hospitality Group out of Evansville, IN. He was a lover of art and an avid pen and ink artist and painter in his retirement. Whether in his professional life or his personal life, He was the consummate host and loved to entertain and take care of guests of all kinds. He loved a great meal, which would not be complete without every side dish and sauce on the menu. He made a friend wherever he went and truly never met a stranger.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister: Brenda Gail Leighton; and brother: Charlie Edgar Byrd.
He leaves behind his beloved daughter: Jesika Blair (Byrd) Barnes (Nicholas) of St. Louis, MO; ex-wife and dear friend: Manon Byrd of Henderson, KY; sister: Saundra Grinder of Collinwood, TN; brother: Ricky Byrd (Loretta) of Mount Pleasant, TN; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
A Celebration of Life for Bruce Anthony Byrd will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, 2023, with a reception will follow at David Crockett State Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2023 at Neal Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered by way of: www.nealfuneralhome.net.