Former Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd passes away
Former Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd has died following a battle with COVID-19.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department announced on their Facebook page that Byrd had died this afternoon in a Mobile hospital. Today was also Byrd’s 71st birthday.
Current Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says Byrd was a family man who was heavily involved in his community. “His church, sporting events. He’s an umpire, a baseball coach. A very strong family man. He’s going to be really missed in the community over here.”
Byrd served four terms as the sheriff of Jackson County.