Roger Dean Byrd, 54, of Pioneer, passed away November 18, 2017, at Big South Fork Medical Center in Oneida.

Born in Pioneer, April 21, 1963,  he was preceded in death by his grandparents: Lola West, Esau Byrd, and Mary Jane and Hurstel Bell; and nephew, Nathan Griffin.

He was a member of Capital Hill Baptist Church.

He is survived by his son, William Byrd; parents, Lonnie Columbus and Janice Irene Bell Byrd; sisters, Mary (Jeff) King, Sue (Jim) Griffin, and DeAnna (Billy) Huckeby; brothers: Lonnie Byrd, Chris Byrd, and Larry Lawson; and several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was conducted November 21, at New Light Church with Bro. Larry Fults and Bro. Carlie Duncan officiating. Music was provided by New Light Choir, the Duncan Family, and Jakes Branch singers. Interment followed at New Light Cemetery.

Arrangements by Four Oaks Funeral Home-Huntsville.