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It is with sadness we heard our friend Michael Grey Byrum passed away at his Etoile, Texas home on Monday, June 4, 2018. Mike was born Sunday, February 14, 1954 in Richmond, Texas to Hershel Grey and Bennie Jean Holstine Byrum. Mike attended James Madison High School in Houston. He was an avid hunter, particularly waterfowl and fisherman. He also enjoyed surfing. Mike loved the SaltLife. He is preceded in death by his parents, Hershel and Bennie Byrum. Mike is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Katherine Molliere Byrum; and many other family members and friends.
There will be a Celebration of Life ceremony held at Unity Funeral Home, 7730 Boone Road, Houston, Texas 77072 on Saturday, June 16th. There will be a gathering of friends at 10AM to be followed with the ceremony at 11AM. Dr. Stephen Porter a long time fishing and hunting buddy of Mike's will officiate.
If desired donations to help Kathy, Mike's wife cover funeral expenses may be made by visiting https://www.gofundme.com/memorial-service-for-mike-byrum. Please continue to keep Mike's wife Kathy in your prayers.
I’ve finished life’s chores assigned to me,
so put me on a boat headed out to sea.
Please send along my best fishin’ pole
‘cause I’ve been invited to a grand fishin’ hole.
Where every day is a day to fish,
and fulfill my every wish.
Don’t you worry or feel sad for me
‘cause I’m fishin’ with the Master of the sea.
We will miss each other for awhile,
but you’ll come and bring your smile.
That won’t be long you will see,
till we’re together you and me.
To all of those that think of me
be happy as I go out to sea.
If others wonder why I’m missin’
just tell’em I’m gone fishin’.