Roger Colten Byrd

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Funeral services for R.C. Byrd, 23, Clinton, were held on Monday, May 23, 2016, in the First Christian Church, officiated by Doyle Kinney. Burial concluded in the Chapel Hill Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home. Roger Colten Byrd was born May 25, 1992, to Bob Brent Byrd and Amy Dawn (Snider) Byrd in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in Arapaho, Oklahoma. R.C. as he is known by family and friends was raised in Clinton and graduated from Clinton High School in 2011. He began working in the oilfields for a few years and then started his farming career which was his passion. R.C. was a member of the First Christian Church, he enjoyed hunting, spending time with his friends and most of all hanging out with his son, Colt. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Angela Byrd; and great-grandparents, Don and Glenda Lorenz and Weldon and Margery Snider. R.C. is survived by his parents, Brent and Shawna Byrd and Amy and Bobby Avera, all of Clinton; his son, Roger Colt Byrd and the mother of his son, Linley Schmidt, of Dill City; sister, Chelsey Willoughby  and husband Jakeb of Clinton; step-sister, Dawn Casias and husband, Alex of Burns Flat, Oklahoma; step-brother, Tracy Avera and wife, Mariah of Elk City, Oklahoma; his paternal grandfather, Bob Byrd of Clinton; maternal grandparents, Roger and Donna Snider of Clinton; and Rod and Sharon Raasch of Snyder, Oklahoma. He is also survived by numerous other uncles, aunts, and numerous cousins. A Trust Fund has been set up for his son, Colt at the Oklahoma Bank and Trust, 600 West Gary Blvd, Clinton, Oklahoma 73601.