Paul Dalton Byrd, 87, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at his daughter’s home in Davidson, N.C. He was born January 10, 1933, in Rowan County, N.C., to the late John Henry and Carrie Howie Byrd.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Harvey Lee and Roy Wesley Byrd; and sister, Betty Jean Byrd Blackwelder. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jacqueline Coleman Byrd of Mooresville; daughter, Teresa Byrd Shirley (Keith) of Davidson; grandson, Daniel Joseph Shirley of Charlotte; sister, Evelyn Ruth Byrd of Kannapolis; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home with a service to follow at 2 p.m. officiated by Eddie Karriker. A graveside service will follow the service at Glenwood Memorial Park.

For those who are unable to attend the service, you may go to the following link for the live stream https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC864hAs96dTRLVVL1la0Qlw/videos?view=2&flow=list

For those who are unable to attend the graveside, you may go to the following link for the live stream https://www.facebook.com/CavinCookFuneralHomeServices/

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Animal Rehabilitators of the Carolinas (ARC), P.O. Box 668411, Charlotte, NC 28266 or Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooreville, is serving the Byrd family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.

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