First Posted: 6/7/2009
MOUNT AIRY Mr. Earl James Byington, 76, of 203 Garden Terrace, Mount Airy, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2009, at his home. He was born Feb. 23, 1933, in Bristol, Tenn., to the late William Marshall Byington and Eva Robinson Byington. He was a retired mechanic and was of the Baptist Faith. Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Earlene and Brad Long, Decatur, Ala., Sherry and Marty Wall, Pilot Mountain, son, Rick Byington, Charlotte, 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, brother, Worley Byington, Bristol, Tenn. In addition to his parents, Mr. Byington was preceded in death by one sister and six brothers.. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel of Mount Airy conducted by Rev. Todd Byrd and Rev. Will Eads. Burial will follow in the Pilot Mountain City Cemetery. The family will receive friends 12:30 p.m. Tuesday until time of the service at Moody Funeral Home. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the donors choice. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.