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Jesse James Byrd

March 23, 1950 ~ August 26, 2021 (age 71)

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Jesse James Byrd, 71  passed Wednesday night, August 25, 2021 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. A native of Union County, SC, he was the son of the late Jesse James Hughes and the late Jessie Ruth Byrd.

He was retired from Spartanburg  District Seven School System and served in the United States Navy.  He was elected to serve District Five as a Council member for the Town of Pacolet.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Arzolia Byrd and Willie B. Byrd.

He is survived by his son, Travis J. (Quenne) Byrd of Gaffney, SC; two grandchildren; one brother, Eddie D. (Frieda) Byrd of Spartanburg, SC; three sisters, Betty R. Byrd, Mahalia Byrd and Sandra Byrd all of Pacolet, SC; aunt, Joyce Hughes and a host of other relatives and friends. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, Inc., 102 Marion Avenue, Spartanburg, SC



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Public Viewing at Mortuary
September 3, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Community Mortuary Chapel

Funeral Service
September 4, 2021

12:00 PM
New Salem Zion Baptist Church
675 Jerusalem Road
Pacolet, SC 29372

Interment following funeral service
September 4, 2021

Mitchell Chapel Christian Church Cemetery
381 Kelly Road
Union, SC 29379

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