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Obituary Notice for Denny Byrd

By Meagan Bauer posted 06-22-2020 13:10



Age 76, Denny was formerly from Pittsburgh but had made a home in Cocoa Beach, FL, since 1999. He was a retired cop, bar/restaurant owner, veteran of the Air Force, and former pilot. He loved playing poker and cards with anyone who would play, riding his motorcycles, fishing, the company of family and friends, and enjoyed the beach and manatee at his home in Florida. He is survived by his children, Jackie Quimpo, Denise Brzezinski (George), and Denis, Jr. (Christine); Grandchildren: Victoria, Maria, Erika, Alexa, Colin, Hannah and Julia; and great-granddaughter Leighton. He was also survived by three siblings, Tom (Mary), Marty (Sue), and Chris (Tony); and sister-in-law, Ro; many nieces and nephews, and was preceded in death by his brother, Chuck; parents, Charles and Lucille; and son-in-law, Rafael. A celebration of his life will be planned at a future date due to the restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic.