COMANCHE — Graveside services for Thomas Joseph “Joey” Byrd, 40, will be held at will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 28, at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Comanche County, with the Rev. Rick Griffith officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Comanche Funeral Home.

He died Monday, July 25, 2016, in Abilene.

He was born July 15, 1976, in Brownwood, to Ricky and Bonnie Ann (Land) Byrd. He was a self employed painter and tile setter and a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his father, Ricky Byrd and wife Stephanie of Comanche; mother, Bonnie Ann Newman and husband Mike of Brownwood; brother, Jackie Lee Byrd of Comanche; grandmother, Carmaleta Byrd of Comanche; step-brothers, Kyle Newman and wife Mary of Austin and Craig Newman and wife Tracy of Brownwood; and step-sisters, Tracey Hatley of Comanche and Haley Love and son Hunter of Comanche.