Joe Dale Byrd, 93, passed away Monday, June 16, 2008 in Austin.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White’s Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19, 2008 at White’s Chapel of Memories in Weatherford.

Interment: Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Arrangements by White’s Funeral Home.

Joe Dale Byrd was born June 30, 1915, the son of the late William Joseph and Clorissy Adams Byrd in Clyde, Texas. He graduated from Millsap High School in 1935, and then served in the U.S. Navy. Joe married Mary Alma Williams in May of 1939. After his discharge from the Navy in 1947, he started his career with the Federal Aviation Agency. After his retirement in 1973, Joe moved to the Austin area and spent his time with Mary and his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife Mary in 2002.

Survivors include his daughters, Judy Mansfield, Joyce Gremillion; grandchildren, Laura Heinig and husband Erich, Dale Gremillion and wife Shelly, Paul Dixon and wife Sara; Danny Gremillion and wife Milybett; great-grandchildren, Carla, Garrett, Brandon, Releigh, Berlin, Faubien, Milacey, Militzy; brother-in-law, James Daniel and wife Lenny Jo; nephew, Bill Reeves; and several special friends.

White’s Funeral Home

130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, TX 76086

(817) 596-4811

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