Chalmers Byrd

Chalmers Byrd, 85, passed away Tuesday, funeral services will be held 2:00 Wednesday in the Chapel of McLaurin Funeral Home with Rev. Lloyd Hargis officiating. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens.

He is survived by his wife Peggy Nichols Byrd, nieces, Sandra Holloway and husband Wade, Janice Corbett and husband JV, Teresa Smith and husband Norwood, Teresa Dorman, nephews, Kenny Crowder and wife Judy, Richard Crowder and wife Donna, Wendell Sanders and wife Lynn. Mr. Byrd was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Gladys Byrd, sisters, Geraldine Crowder and Ellendale Sanders.

The family will receive friends one hour to the service from 1-2:00 at McLaurin Funeral Home. While flowers are accepted memorial contributions may also be made to: SPCA, 200 Petfinder Lane, Raleigh, NC 27605 or to Trinity FWB Church, 4420 Little Creek Church Rd, Clayton, NC 27520. Online condolences may be made to the Byrd family at