Walter H. Byrd, 72, St. Augustine, died Feb. 22, 1998, at St. Augustine Health Care and Rehabilitation. He was born in Sanford, and he was a retired carpenter and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served during World War II. He was of the Baptist faith.
Private services were held.
Survivors include a stepdaughter, Diane Davis, Valley Forge, Ga.; two sons, Clayton Byrd, Occidental, Calif., Jesse Byrd, Miami; and two sisters, Louise A. Bare, St. Augustine, Jeanette Osborne, Winter Park.
Craig Funeral Home is in charge.