Senator Robert Byrd to be Buried at Columbia Gardens Cemetery Arlington, Virginia |Your Funeral Guy

29 Jun

Although no formal burial plans have been announced for Senator Robert Byrd,  the  Family Burial Site,  where  his wife Erma is buried  has the Senators  name on the gravestone. This is located at Columbia Gardens Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

The time of and date of a graveside Funeral Ceremony has not been announced. Senator Byrd is already listed as a famous internment at this cemetery by FindaGrave.com.

Snippet:

Byrd, Robert Carlyle b. November 20, 1917  d. June 28, 2010
US Senator. He was born Cornelius Calvin Sale, Jr. and after his mother died in the 1918 influenza epidemic he was raised by his aunt and uncle, who renamed him. In 1946 he won a seat in the West Virginia House of Delegates, serving until 1950, when he was elected to the State Senate, where he served until 1952. That year he was the successful Democratic nominee for a seat in the US House of Representatives and served three terms. Byrd was elected to the US Senate in 1958 and served from 1959.

via www.findagrave.com

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Columbia Gardens  Cemetery Photo from flickr under the creative commons license from_rockinfree’s photostream

No copyright on  Byrd Headstone Photo,  link http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18821093

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