Clarence Byrd, Jr.

06/05/1944 - 12/27/2022


Obituary For Clarence Byrd, Jr.

Clarence Byrd, Jr. died December 27th, 2022 at CaroMont Hospital, Gastonia. He was born on June 5, 1944 in Kings Mountain, NC. as the only son to the late Clarence Byrd Sr. and Fannie Lee Byrd.

Clarence was a proud member of Gethsemane Apostles & Prophets Church of Jesus Christ where he served as an elder. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle. He loved playing his guitar, reading his bible, working cross-word puzzles and spending time praising the Lord through song with his family.

In addition to this parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Catherine Lowery Byrd and 4 sisters: Daisy Edwards, Gerald Shipp, Bonnette Bess and Freddie Lowery.

Left to cherish precious memories full of laughter and love are his children: Brian Crocker, Annette Adams, Rhonda Jordan(Derik), Bobbie Gentry(Kevin), Robin Lowery(Timothy) Tanya Burgess(Milton) and Katanya Allison. 1 sister, Lillie Friday, 15 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and a special niece, Tonda Shipp who cared for him and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral Services were held December 31, 2022 at Gethsemane Apostles and Prophets Church, Clover, SC. Burial took place at the church cemetery.

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