4/10/2019 12:16:00 PM Richard E. Byrd, 86, Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home
Richard E. Byrd, 86, of Greensburg died Monday, April 8, 2019, at the Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg with Rev. Doug Preston officiating. Internment, with full military graveside rites, will be held at South Park Cemetery in Greensburg. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the funeral home.
Mr. Byrd was a 42-year employee of Bohn Aluminum in Greensburg. He was a member of the Wyaloosing Creek Golf Course and a former member of the North Branch Golf Course. He was an avid golfer and bowler.
Born, June 24, 1932, in Connersville, Mr. Byrd was the son of John and Stella Grimme Byrd. He married Bonita J. Ray December 14, 1956, and she preceded him in death April 23, 2005.
Survivors include sons, Tim (Carlene) Byrd of Walton, Kentucky and John Byrd of Milford; daughter, Terry (Dan) Dinsmore of Greensburg; grandchildren, Shannan (David) Fields of Columbus, Brandi (Brian) AmRhein and Chris (Joy Stagge) Byrd, both of Greensburg, Jennifer Phelps of Westport, Trent Green and Blake (Alayna) Byrd of Franklin, and Josh Byrd of Milford; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Byrd was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Voley Byrd; brothers, Gordon Byrd and Charles Grimme; and a grandchild, Isabella Byrd.