John Barry Byrd

December 7, 1972 ~ March 21, 2022 (age 49)

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John Barry Byrd, age 49 died Monday, March 21, 2022. A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, March 25th at Central Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Thursday at Belk Funeral Home.

Born on December 7, 1972, Barry was the son of John Henry (Garnette) Byrd of Marion and Melanie Baxley Barfield of Marion. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy; and then worked as a Machine Operator for Polyquest. Barry was a member of Central Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Kristi White Byrd; children, Christopher White and Harley Byrd, all of Darlington; three brothers, Spencer (Angie) Peele of Albemarle, NC, Andrew Peele of Mullins, and Matthew Peele of Albemarle, NC; aunts, Natalie Baxley, Connie Baxley, Stephanie (Bill) Webb, Julie (Bert) Fulleston, Lorie Anne (John) Rogers, Jean Tyler; father and mother-in-law, Gene and Angie Watts; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Marlene and Thomas Baxley; paternal grandparents, Rowland and May Belle Byrd; step-fathers, Jerry Peele and Hayes Barfield; brother-in-law, Brandon White; and sister-in-law, Mary Beth Watts.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association in memory of Mary Beth Watts and Brandon White,; or to American Cancer Society in memory of, Barry,

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March 24, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Belk Funeral Home - Darlington
229 West Broad Street
Darlington, SC

Funeral Service
March 25, 2022

11:00 AM
Central Baptist Church
512 Spring Street
Darlington, SC 29532

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