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Mr. Gregory Byrd, better known as to his friends as “Greg,” and “Honeycomb,” was born August 7, 1969 to the late Ms. Betty Ann Byrd and the late Mr. Amos Acey. In Thomaston, Upson County, Georgia.

Gregory received his high school diploma at Robert E. Lee Institute in the year of 1987. Shortly after he decided that he wanted to serve his country.

He joined the United States Army. Greg served his country faithfully from the year of 1988 to 1991. After he left the Army he worked a host of jobs including Ryans in Macon, GA and the Macon Medical Center. Greg found a passion for barbering. He  obtained his Barber’s license and started cutting hair at the Robins Air Force Base. He worked at the base for over ten years.

During his leisure time he enjoyed traveling, he loved the water and he got a chance to travel to Jamaica. He enjoyed watching the History Channel and CNN. His nickname around the shop was CNN.

On Friday, July 20, 2018 the Lord called his name. He answered the call and went home to rest. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.

He leaves to cherish his memory five children, Jakevius Byrd, of Griffin, GA, Jasmine, Kalee, Decori, Quinn Byrd  all of Macon, GA. One sister, Ms.Torria Williams of Atlanta, GA. Aunts and Uncles include, Mrs. Shirley Raines of Thomaston, GA, Mr. John Mallory, Mrs. Pamela Jester, Mr. Rodell Mallory, Mr. Tom (Crystal) Mallory, Mr. David (Kim) Mallory and Mr. Cedric (NeNe) Mallory of Griffin, GA. Mr. Michael (Lisa) Mallory of Enterprise, AL, Two nieces, Ceria Quiller of Thomaston, GA and Tianna Quiller of Atlanta, GA. One nephew, Noah Fields of Atlanta, GA and a host of cousins and other relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.

Memorial Services were held

Saturday, July 28, 2018

12:00 Noon

George E. Trice Jr., Memorial Chapel

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  • Monday, July 30, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Trice Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Tuesday, August 7, 2018
    You are a gentle soul who was called home too early. We will All be together, again. You have rested in His arms, and, I think you are enjoying your new home and singing His praises at His feet.
    ~ Gary Hadley   Bonaire, GA
  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    We're sorry to hear about your recent loss. May you find strength from the words of Philippians 4:13 which says: "For all things I have the strength through the one who gives me power." What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ R&R Lopez