BYRD ROGER D

LTC Roger D Byrd was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 03/15/2012 at the age of 83.2
Marietta, GA
Date of Birth 01/06/1929
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Mr. Boyd proudly served his country for 30 years in the U.S. Army including a tour in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel.

Mr. Roger D. Byrd, Sr., 83, of Marietta, passed away March 15, 2012. Mr. Byrd was born in Oklahoma City. He graduated from St. Benedicts College in Kansas and attended George Washington University in Virginia. Mr. Byrd proudly served his country for 30 years in the U.S. Army including a tour in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He always enjoyed traveling and was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Joy Byrd, sons Roger Byrd, Jr (Barbara) and Adam Byrd (Susan), daughters Barbara Haines (David) and Susanne Gajewski (Mike) and grandchildren Ashley, Dylan, Christina, John David, Timothy, Tevyn and Tailei. The family will have a private service. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the United States Air Force Academy Endowment online at: giving.usafa.org or by mail at USAFA Endowment, 3116 Academy Drive Suite 200, USAF Academy, CO 80840-4475 in Roger Byrd's memory C/O Cadet Dylan Byrd. Online condolences may be expressed at www.hmpattersoncantonhill.com

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on March 18, 2012

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