Sam Byrd died on June 20, 2020, at his home in McKinney, Texas, surrounded by family. He was born on November 20, 1940, in Titus County, Texas. He married Earline Shero on May 2, 1959. She preceded him in death. He married Martha Bellah on October 12, 1996. He was in automobile sales for over 35 years.
Sam is survived by his wife, sons Glen and Bradley Byrd, daughters Holly and Barry Yates and Toya and Chad Brooks. He is also survived by grandchildren Maegan Souquette , Bobby Weber, Hunter and Allison Standifer, Hailey Beggs, Parker and Logan Byrd, and Kambi, John, Josh, and Bradon Byrd. He is also survived by 19 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a special cousin, Sandra Smith.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.