Anthony “Craig” Byrd, 50, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. He was born on October 8, 1970 in Casey County, KY, the only child of Darrell Byrd and the late Linda Cochran Byrd.
Craig was an over-the-road truck driver for Tom Cinnamon Trucking Company out of Lafollette, Tennessee. Craig married Julia Burton on October 19, 1991 at the State Park in Jamestown. He and Julia were always getting out and going places. They would take many motorcycle trips together on Craig’s Harley Davidson motorcycle. Craig loved his grandbabies and enjoyed taking them for rides on his dirt bike, go-kart and his side-by-side.
He was preceded in death is his mother, Linda Byrd; a daughter, Kendra Byrd, who passed away on May 7, 1994; and his paternal grandparents, Russell and Lillian Byrd, who raised him.
Wife: Julia Byrd
Father: Darrell Byrd of Dunnville, KY
2 sons: Brandon Byrd of Oak Island, North Carolina, and Bradley Byrd of Russell Springs, KY
1 daughter: Megan Byrd of Russell Springs, KY
8 grandchildren: Jared Hughes, Carson Durham, Raylan Durham, Zoey Byrd, Chloe Byrd, Bryson Byrd, Ethan Byrd and Elijah Byrd
His Yorkie traveling companion: “Winston”
Funeral Service: Monday, April 19, 2021 at 2:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Casey Davis officiating
Burial: Freedom Cemetery
Visitation: Monday from 11:00am-2:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home.
Social distancing guidelines must be followed by everyone in attendance. Facial coverings are required.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made towards Craig’s final expenses. These may be received at the funeral home.
Craig’s arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com.