Joshua Isaac Byrd was born June 26, 1990, in Fort Smith and passed away Nov. 1, 2017, in Little Rock at the age of 27. Joshua loved to play guitar and tour with his friends. He also loved spending time with his family and friends. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, John Byrd, Lillie Byrd and Roy Broyles.

Survivors include his parents, Troy Byrd of Huntington and Sheila Byrd of Clarksville; grandparent, Rhoda Cully of Clarksville; brothers, Christopher Byrd of North Carolina and Mark Byrd of Clarksville; nephew, Levi Byrd; niece, Kristen Byrd; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

A going home celebration service for Joshua was held Nov. 7, 2017, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel with Brother and Sister Reno officiating the service. Burial was at Russell Cemetery in Ozone.

Pallbearers were Trey Pelts, Clay Harmon, Dylan Irwin, Johnny Byrd, David Byrd Jr., and Craig Morrow. Honorary pallbearers were Eddie Estes, Chris Byrd, Mark Byrd and Johnathan King.