- October 8, 1949 - March 23, 2012
of Vernon's Passing
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“My heart goes out to you in your hour of grief. The most comfort, that we can ever have is throu Jehovah's words of the Bible. Jehavah is near those...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Judy Thorpe
“Our Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family,Pudgy was a
great friend ,he will be missed .Rest in peace my friend..
2 of 11 | Posted by: Charles&Jane Benham
“God Bless you Pudgy
3 of 11 | Posted by: Tim Huddleston
“U will be sadly missed.Our deepest condolences to your loved ones.
4 of 11 | Posted by: David Cox(Coxy) & Family
“Condolences to the Family of Pudgy...which also includes us. I am Vernon's brother George Eugene Byrd. My wife Jean and myself are deeply saddened by...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: George Eugene Byrd
“Rest in peace old friend.
6 of 11 | Posted by: Nathan and Karen Langley
“You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers!
7 of 11 | Posted by: Mike & Patti Howard
“Stephanie & family,
You are in our thoughts and prayers......
8 of 11 | Posted by: Bill & Becky Andrews
“He will stay in our hearts and minds.
9 of 11 | Posted by: Paul Holcomb
“Ray and I are very sorry to say goodbye to Pudgy.We'll miss him much.We will see him again in heaven someday.Ada GodBless you,we love you.Our prayers...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: nona and ray shumaker
“Pudgy was caring person. Loved to joke around. Howard & Joel will miss him very much.
11 of 11 | Posted by: Mearl Melton Fincher
Holley Gamble Funeral Home
Vernon "Pudgy" Byrd, age 62 of Clinton, met the Lord on March 23, 2012. He was of the Baptist faith. Pudgy was the owner and operator of Top Gun Racing Engines since 1991. He enjoyed fishing and loved to watch his grandsons playing ball.
Preceded in death by his father, Vernon I. Byrd, Sr.; mother, Naomi Stiles Dile; brother, Steve Hicks
Wife of 21 years: Ada Goins Byrd
Daughter: Stephanie Sherwood and husband Mike
Step-son: Bradley Applegate and wife Christie
Step-daughter: Brandi Snyder and husband Jeremy
Sister: Linda Brown
Grandchildren: Austin, Blake, Taylor, Adrian, Riley, Kaylie and Tommy
Niece: Michelle Hicks
Nephews: Jeff Nichols
Special Friends: Joel Bayless and Bob Crawford
The family will receive friends Sunday, March 25th from 5-7PM at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. Funeral service will follow with Rev. Bobby Goins officiating. Graveside service will be Monday, March 26th at 2:00PM at Jarnigan Chapel Church cemetery. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.holleygamblefh.com
2827 Highway 116 Lake City, TN 37714
Tel. (865) 426-2121