Robert S. Byrd, Sr.



Robert S. Byrd, Sr., age 81, of Murrells Inlet formerly of Mullins, SC, passed away peacefully, Monday, July 3, 2017 at South Island Assisted Living, Georgetown.

Born in Mullins, SC, Robert was the son of the late Inez Anderson Talbert and Kemper Munson Byrd, Jr. He was a volunteer with the Mullins Fire Department in Mullins, SC. and a carpenter who was known in Mullins for selling fireworks.

In addition to his parents, Robert is preceded in death by his son, Robbie Byrd.
Survivors include his wife, Sylba Byrd, White Lake, NC; daughter, Sherrie Byrd, Murrells Inlet, SC; sisters, Shirley Drew and Sue Lynn Skipper; grandchild, Chris Campbell.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Condolences may be expressed to Robert’s daughter, Sherrie Byrd.

The family would like to thank the staff of South Island Assisted Living their loving care of Robert for the last few years.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Robert’s name to the Mullins Fire and Rescue Department, 161 NE Front St, Mullins, SC 29574.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.