John Robert Byrns, Sr., age 67, of Russellville, Ky., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021.

John was born in Warren County, Ky. on Feb. 2, 1954, to the late Charles Earl Byrns, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth (Logan) Byrns. He was a Baptist and retired from TVA where he was a machinist. John is preceded in death by a brother, Charles Byrns, Jr.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Carolyn Byrns; two sons, Richard Byrns (Regina) of Sharon Grove and John Byrns, Jr. (Rita) of Russellville; his daughter, Kellie Byrns Spears of Russellville; two brothers, Mike Byrns (Joyce) and Frank Byrns both of Bowling Green; two sisters, Melissa Sadler (Dickie) of Alvaton and Revina Owens (Dale) of Franklin; six grandchildren, Amanda Owen, Kelsie Watkins, Richard Jamison Byrns, Peyton Elizabeth Haley, Darin Behm, and Justin Behm, and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for John Robert Byrns, Sr. will be conducted Sunday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. in the Young Funeral Home Russellville Chapel with Bro. Keith Hildabrand officiating. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will begin Sunday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. until funeral time at 2 p.m.

Pallbearers are Jamison Byrns, Darin Behm, Justin Behm, Kevin Byrns, Charlie Byrns, Trey Sadler, and Bryan Haley.

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