James E. Byrd

James E. Byrd

James Edward “Scooter” Byrd, 24, of St. Stephens Church departed this life on Tuesday, August 16 at his residence.

He is survived by his mother, Constance Byrd, his father, James Edward Young III, two brothers, Raheem Byrd and Anthony Crabbe; two sisters, KiaJuana Hill and Jamesha Young; and a special aunt, Inga Young Burrell.

The viewing will be held on Friday, August 26 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Washington Funeral Home, 1404 Tappahannock Blvd., Tappahannock. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 the Essex High School auditorium, 833 High School Circle, Tappahannock. The interment will be held in the First Mt. Olive Baptist Church cemetery, 7820 Newtown Rd., Newtown, VA. Online condolences can be made to washingtonfh.com.