William Richard Byrd, Jr.
DARLINGTON – William Richard Byrd, Jr., 74, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. A memorial service was held Saturday in the chapel at Belk Funeral Home. The family received friends following the service, and other times at 1053 Georgeanna Lane, Darlington.
Born Sept. 2, 1946, Richard was the son of the late William Richard Byrd, Sr. and the late Merle Hodge Byrd. He was owner and operator of Byrd Plumbing and was a member of Central Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Donna Hoffman Byrd; sons, Vincent Byrd of Atlanta, Darren (Laura) Byrd of Darlington and Jennings (Jill) Byrd of Columbus, Ga.; grandchildren, Kingsley and Karoline Byrd; sister, Roseanne Robinson; many extended family members; and his dog, Dudley.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Darlington County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1655, Hartsville, SC 29551; or to Central Baptist Church, 512 Spring St., Darlington, SC 29532.
A guestbook is available online at www.belkfuneralhome.com.