|Ernest Walker Byrd - June 5, 2015|
Ernest Walker Byrd, 91, died June 5, 2015.
Visitation will be 10:30a.m. - 1:00 p.m., June 13, 2015 at Ankeny Memorial Chapel. Graveside services will follow, at 1:00 p.m.
He was born, along with twin sister Elaine, on October 1, 1923 to Sanford and Etha Mae Byrd in Riceville, Iowa. He grew up on the family farm near McIntire, IA. After high school, he farmed with his dad and brother Kersey until enlisting in the U.S. Navy in 1943. He served...