Fay Allen Byrd, age 83, of Greeneville passed away at his home on Friday, March 24, 2023.\nHe was retired after 39 years from Plus Mark, beginning his career when RJR Archer came to\nGreeneville. He was a United States Army veteran, having served as a medic on an ambulance\ntrain in Germany. He was a former Kinser Park commissioner, where he camped for more than\nfour decades.\nFay was a 50-year-member of Greeneville Lodge No. 3 F&AM. He loved farming.\nSurvivors include his wife of more than 55 years Virginia R. “Pinky” Byrd and son and\ndaughter-in-law Joseph and Dr. Suzanne Byrd as well as brother and sister-in-law Larry and\nPeggy Byrd and brother-in-law Herbert and Patsy Waddell; nieces and nephews Bertta and\nBradley Hopson, Kim and Jeff Mysinger, Andy Byrd, Michelle Thompson, and Myron Waddell;\ngreat niece and nephew Lindsay and Brandon Shaw; and special great niece and nephew Ellie\nAnne and Landon Shaw.\nHe was preceded in death by his parents Dorthea Vienna and Fred McKinley Byrd, sister\nBetty Ann Byrd, sister-in-law Anne Reed Waddell, grandparents Fannie Byrd and Mary and Tom\nJennings, and an infant brother.\nThere will be no formal visitation. A Masonic service will be conducted by members of\nGreeneville Lodge No. 3 and officiated by his son.\nGraveside services Sunday at 4 PM in Greenelawn Memory Gardens with Rev. Jim Fillers officiating. The Greene County Honor Guard and Tennessee Army National Guard will conduct military honors.\nIn lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be made to the Shriners Hospitals.