Blountsville, died April 29, 2013, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. A retired welder with Vulcan Trailer Company, he was husband to Faye Nell Beavers Byrum, who died in 1997. Parents Leonard and Viola Pullen Byrum, granddaughter Kimberly Stewart, and two sisters also predeceased him.

Surviving are sons David (Mabrine) Byrum, Blountsville, and Larry (Nancy) Byrum, Trussville; daughter Shelby (Oscar) Teal, Oneonta; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.

Jerry Hackney officiated the 2 p.m. graveside service held May 1 at Fowler Springs Cemetery. Blountsville Funeral Home directed.