Raymond M. Byrd

December 3, 1948 - February 8, 2019

Raymond M. Byrd, age 70, of Bear, DE, passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019.

Born in Cecil County, Maryland on December 3, 1948, he was a son of the late Raymond M. and Jolly L. (Baldwin) Byrd. Raymond proudly served his country in the United States military. After returning he began his career as a truck driver, working for many different companies.

Raymond loved the outdoors and could often be found fishing or skeet shooting. He was an extremely talented wood worker and created many amazing works of art. Raymond was also a classic car enthusiast. Most of all, he loved his family and grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Byrd, Richard Byrd, Joe Byrd, Jerry Byrd and Ernie Byrd. He is survived by his children, Melissa R. Byrd-Fisher of Pittsburg, PA, Robert R. Byrd of New Castle and Gina C. Byrd of Bear; brothers, Carson Byrd, David Byrd, Danny Byrd and Johnny Byrd; sisters, Tammy Byrd and Carlean Byrd; 9 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 pm until 1 pm on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 214 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 1 pm. Interment will follow at St. Georges Cemetery, Kirkwood-St. Georges Rd, St. Georges, DE.


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  • Ronnie and I are saddened to hear that Ray has passed. We always enjoyed sharing gardening ideas with him and the competitions to see who had the first ripe tomato! He was a great neighbor to the Lewis family and will be sorely missed by all. Our condolences go out to all the family.

  • My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. RIP and watch over the family.


  • Condolences to my family in your time of loss I truly am sorry for your loss I know what your going through please take care and stay strong as you can you know if you need anything to contact me
    Greg pierce

  • He will be miss he was like a brother to me .praying.for family.love you guys…

  • Ray was the best pop pop I ever had I will always remember the fun times me and him had together he came to my baseball games, took me to the farmers market rest in peace

  • ray was the best pop pop my family could ever imagine and he used to always take us to the farmers market and we always used to go over his house and hang out with him and hang out with the family i love you so much p.pop you was the best grandfather me and my family could ask for

  • you was the best p.pop me and my family could ever ask for i loved spending time with you and my family