Lenwood Byrd Jr.


Mr. Lenwood Byrd Jr., 81, of Parksley, departed this life Friday, June 24, 2022, at Shore Health & Rehab Center in Parksley.

Lenwood was born Nov. 3, 1940, a son to the late Lynwood Byrd Sr. and the late Margaret A. Rayfield.

Lenwood, affectionately called “Pop” by his grandchildren, was educated in the public schools of Accomack County. He was a member of the New Metompkin Baptist Church in Parksley. He retired from Campbell Soup in Salisbury, Md., after dedicating over 35 years of service.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 2, 2022, at the chapel of Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co.., Accomac, with the Rev. Ricardo Poulson officiating. Interment was in the Wharton Cemetery, Parksley.

He is survived by his four daughters, Marshell Handy, Maria Price, Lynette Byrd, and Anitra Byrd; one daughter-in-law, Denise Byrd; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, cousins, relatives, and friends.

Arrangements are by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.

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