Byrle Townsend age 81 of Pigeon Roost (Banner Elk, NC) went to be with the Lord on Thursday May 16th at Watauga Medical Center.

He was born April 30, 1938 in Watauga County. He was the owner of Townsend Produce in Banner Elk, NC.

He was proceeded in death by a sister Clara Greene of Burlington, NC.

He is survived by his loving wife Miley Harmon Townsend of Heaton, NC; Children Tony Townsend (Sheila) of Roan Mountain, TN; Sharon Townsend Brewer (Darrell) of Newland, NC. Howard Townsend ( Donna) of Newland, NC.

Grandchildren; Brandon Townsend ( Rachel) of Plumtree, NC. Heather Townsend of Newland, NC. Hogan Townsend (Whitney) of Newland NC, Cody Brown of Newland, NC Logan Brown of Newland NC. Brandy Walker (Jordan) of Newland, NC. Amber Brewer, Isaiah Brewer. 4 Great grandchildren, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.

Funeral Services for Byrle will be held on Saturday May 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Heaton officiating. The visitation will start at 12:00 PM and going up until the service hour. Internment will follow in the Heaton Cemetery.

Pallbearers; Tony Townsend, Howard Townsend, Brandon Townsend, Hogan Townsend, John Hicks, Jordan Walker and Barnett ( Dink) Harmon.

The family of Byrle would like to offer a special thank you to all of his customers and Jim Heaton.

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