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Donald F. Byrd Sr.

May 23, 1939 - September 28, 2019

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Obituaries » Donald F. Byrd Sr.

Donald F. Byrd Sr., 80, passed away in the comfort of his home and family on Sept. 28, 2019, following a four-year valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Burlington on May 3, 1939, he was a son of the late Donald C. and Ethel L. (Santor) Byrd. Don was previously married to the former Carolyn Hough. On July 8, 1989, he married the former Sharon R. Baker in Duxbury. Don is survived by his wife of 30 years, Sharon Byrd, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and his siblings. A service celebrating the life of Donald Byrd Sr. will be held on Oct. 12, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Hunger Mountain Christian Assembly, 4940 Waterbury Stowe Road, Waterbury Center, with a reception to follow in the church dining room. For those who wish, memorial gifts would be appreciated to the University of Vermont Cancer Center (https://give.uvmhealth.org/give/190003/#!/donation/checkout). Assisting the family is the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Waterbury. To send online condolences, please visit www.perkinsparker.com or the funeral home Facebook page.

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