Arza James Byrd, age 89, of Chase City, Virginia passed away Saturday, February 5, 2022. He was born November 26, 1932 in Chase City and was the son of the late Richard S. Byrd and the late Beatrice Hawkins Byrd.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Leona Morgan Byrd; brother, Maurice Byrd; and sister, Sylvia Riggins.
Mr. Byrd is survived by his son, James Byrd (Debbie); daughter, Cindy Burrell (Melvin); grandchildren, Ashleigh Byrd, Blake Byrd, and Brianna Burrell; great-grandchildren, Darcie and Savannah; brother, Roland Byrd; and nieces and a nephew.
Arza was a member of Black Branch Baptist Church and served as a Deacon for many years. He was a United States Army Veteran.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at Black Branch Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Joshua Brown officiating.
A special thank you to all the staff at Chase City Health and Rehab for their excellent care.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions in Arza’s memory to Black Branch Baptist Church, 3370 Highway 47, Chase City, VA 23924 or Bacon District Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 45, Wylliesburg, VA 23976. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.newcomballgoodfh.com. Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home in Chase City will be handling the arrangements.