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William Doyle (Buddy) Byard Jr., 57

William Doyle “Buddy” Byard Jr., 57 of North Little Rock Arkansas, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017 in North Little Rock, Arkansas.   He was born October 25, 1959 in Little Rock, Arkansas. 

Buddy is preceded in death by his father William Doyle Byard Sr. and his infant brother James Earl Byard. 

He is survived by his mother Ida Mae Bates-Byard, his son Hunter Byard, three sisters, Sheila Dye (Miles), Becky Webb, Pam Shireman (Brian); three nephews, Doug Coomes, Bert Webb, and Paul Shireman; one great niece, Emma; and one great nephew, Gauge.

Buddy was a Christian and he enjoyed being in the great outdoors fishing, and hunting.  He was a great father, son, brother and friend.  He will be missed by many.

The family ask in lieu of flowers that donations are made to help cover the memorial service expenses by calling A Natural State Funeral Service directly with a donation in his honor at 501-982-3400

A memorial service in his honor will be held on Saturday, May 13th at 4 P.M. in the chapel at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400



  • Vicki White Posted May 9, 2017 3:34 PM

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sadness.

  • Terry TRADEWELL Lehman Posted May 11, 2017 6:15 AM

    My thoughts and PRAYERS with you all, a GOOD MAN, will be forever missed.

  • Becky Webb Posted May 11, 2017 8:43 PM

    Its been a long hard battle & you fought to the very end. Its time for you to rest now brother,I love you & I’m gonna miss you so much.but I know your not hurting anymore Rest in peace til we meet again.

  • Walker Family Posted May 13, 2017 3:46 PM

    All of or thoughts and prayers are with all you .

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