Mr. Byron L. Downs, 68, of County Road 410, Boaz, Alabama, died Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Marshall Medical Center South.
Service will be Saturday, March 21, 2015, Four o'clock P.M. at McRae Chapel with interment in Freedom Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Roger Watkins & Bro. Buddy Bright will be officiating. McRae Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Saturday two until service time at the funeral home.
Mr. Downs was born in Alabama April 19, 1946 to Evin"Shorty" & Dessie Uptain Downs. He was a retired USDA Inspector.
Mr. Downs is survived by his sister: Sadie Walker of Boaz, Nephews: Mark Wilkinson of Florida and Wil & Jenny Downs of Atlanta, Special Friend: Janice Scott, a Host of Friends and Relatives, Beloved Pets: Izzy, P.J. & Molly. Mr. Down was preceded in death by his parents: "Shorty" & Dessie Downs, Wife: Brenda Duffy Downs, Brother: Truman Downs and a Sister: Sybil WIlkinson.
Pallbearers will be Wil Downs, Mark Wilkinson, Steve Carroll, Gary Naylor, Willy Roy Johnson and Clarence Johnson. Honorary Pallbearers will be Albert Clark, Jim & Mary Vessels, Randy Davis and Connie Davis
The family is accepting flowers or suggests donations to Hospice of Marshall County-Shepherd's Cove.