Carroll Lee Buck Byrd Jr.

Published 3:19 pm Friday, July 2, 2010

Carroll Lee Byrd Jr., Buck, formerly of Columbus, died Thursday, June 30.

Born May 6, 1955, Carrol served six years in the U.S. Army as 1st chair trumpet in the Army band. A true Scottsman and proud member of Clan Baird. Master fly fisherman and nature lover. Systems analyst for Media General in Richmond, Va. A graduate and U.S.C.S. and forever a Gamecock. A mason and member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Tryon.

He will be remembered by two sons, Steven D. Byrd and Logan L. Byrd; mother, Gail Ferguson, and sister, Angel Ferguson, as well as many friends and loved ones. A father, brother and son who will never be forgotten.

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After a long battle with cancer he has gone to be with family and friends waiting for him to be with the Lord.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.