Obituary: Andy Byrd, 62, of Monroe

John Andrew (Andy) Byrd, age 62, of Monroe, died on March 27, 2019. He was born in Walton County on July 18, 1957, to Janet Banschback Byrd and the late Robert V. Byrd. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Hilda Byrd, and by his brother, the late Robert (Tony) Byrd.

Andy was the owner of Whippoorwill Hollow Organic Farm and was a former Walnut Grove City Councilman. He was involved with Georgia Organics that assisted in supporting small scale farmers throughout the state of Georgia.

He is survived by his mother, Janet Byrd of Monroe; sister and brother in law, Cynthia and Mike Head of Loganville; son and daughter-in-law, Seth and Kimberly Chriswell of Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held on Sunday, March 31, 20,19 in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Don Hardison, and Rev. Bill Lloyd officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shepherd Center in Atlanta at

Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at

Reposted courtesy of Meadows Funeral Home.

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