Russell Edgar Byars, 76, of Walls, Mississippi, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Methodist University, located in Memphis, Tennessee. He was born on May 15, 1942 in Marks, Mississippi to the late Russell Sage Byars and Helen Ruth Reeves Byars.
Mr. Byars is survived by his wife, Judy Byars of Walls, MS; two sons, Russell Emerson Byars of Walls and Michael Byars (Suzanna) of Key Largo, FL; two daughters, Renee Hamrick (Galen) of Memphis, TN and Christina Lee Abston (Mark) of Nesbit, MS; one brother, Roy Byars of Batesville, MS; one sister, Jonny Antoline of Illinois; four grandchildren, Taylor Abston, Tyler Abston, Liam Hamrick, and Bobby Hamrick.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell Sage Byars and Helen Ruth Reeves Byars; and sister, Ruth Manning.
A celebration of life will be held Friday, June 29, 2018 beginning at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel at Twin Oaks Funeral Home (290 Goodman Road East, Southaven, MS 38671).
Arrangements made by Twin Oaks Funeral Home (662) 349-9720.