Suwanee, GA Reverend Doctor Corrie C Byrd Jr., age 70 of Suwanee, GA passed away Friday, February 12, 2021. He is survived by his wife Susie Byrd, his six children: Corrie C Byrd III, Gary Calhoun, Stacy Wulf, Shayla Griffin, Torrie Byrd, Troy Byrd, and numerous Grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dr. Byrd was born in Troy, AL to Mary Liza Jackson and Corrie C Byrd on June 9, 1950. He proudly served in the United States Navy. He attended University Of South Florida, and graduated in 1977 with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. In 1983, he graduated from Troy State University with a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice Administration. In 2007 Dr. Byrd received a Master's of Divinity from Morehouse School of Religion and went on to earn his Doctorate Degree in 2019 also from Morehouse School of Religion. Rev. Dr. Corrie C Byrd Jr. was a light in his community and a devoted family man. He will be missed by all those he has encountered as well as all the lives he touched. A Funeral service to celebrate the life of Rev. Dr. Corrie C. Byrd, Jr. was held on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 1:00pm at the Tom M Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. Interment will be on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 10:00am at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. The family received friends on Friday, February 19, 2021 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: "Susie Byrd and/or survivors of Corrie Byrd"
Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, A Family Company, 120 Scenic Hwy Lawrenceville, GA 30046 (770-963-2411) has been entrusted with the arrangements.