Barry William Byford

June 27, 1952 ~ April 4, 2019 (age 66)

Barry William Byford, 66, of Hewitt, Texas went to be with the Lord on April 4, 2019. Funeral Services will be 1:00 pm, Tuesday, April 9th at Grace Gardens Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Waco.  A visitation with the family will be 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Monday, April 8 at Grace Gardens Funeral Home.

He was born June 27, 1952 in Waco, Texas, son of late Bonnie Gene Duncan and late Burnard Warren Byford.  He was the second of three siblings.  On January 14, 1978 he married the love of his life Dianne Shumake, who survives.  He served his country in the United States Air Force.  He loved meeting people and among his interests were hunting and BBQ’ing.  Barry was an avid pianist and enjoyed entertaining friends and family.

He is survived by his son, Braylon and daughter-in-law, Chantal; brother Brad and sister-in-law Sharon; sister Brenda and brother-in-law Glenn, and many other beloved family.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children ~ Houston Donor Office, 6977 Main St., Houston, Texas 77030.

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