Houston County Coroner to Run for Re-Election

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DOTHAN, Ala. (PR) — Robert Byrd is pleased to announce that he will seek re-election as Houston County Coroner.

Robert Byrd, Houston County Coroner

He began his career in the funeral industry at the age of 16, working under the direction of Wilton R. Holman, Sr. who founded Holman Mortuary in Headland, Alabama. Byrd was first exposed to the duties of coroner, as Mr. Holman was the Henry County Coroner. Byrd is a 1976 graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He has been a licensed funeral director in Alabama since 1976 and in Florida since 1994.

Byrd is a member of the Alabama Coroners Association, the Independent Funeral Group, Inc., the Dothan Rotary Club, the Knights of Columbus and the Houston County Republican Association. He serves on the Dothan-Houston County Substance Abuse Partnership. Byrd is a member of St. Columba Catholic Church. He and his wife Toni own and operate Sunset Memorial Park, Funeral Home and Crematory.