Obituary for Byron Lee McKissack

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Byron Lee McKissack

June 25, 1956 - June 15, 2020


Remembering the life and legacy of Byron Lee McKissack 63. Sunrise June 25, 1956 – Sunset June 15, 2020.

Byron was born in Louisville, Kentucky and spent his formative years in Cleveland, Ohio. He was raised in church and at an early age, he made the intelligent decision to make Jesus his choice. Byron received his early education in Cleveland and matriculated in adulthood to the University of New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana where he studied Mechanical Engineering. Byron was imaginative, creative, resourceful, adventurous, and ambitious. He loved to sing and was a great cook also. He loved his family and his friends and will be greatly missed by all.

Preceded in death by his loving mother, Doris L. McKissack 2011; grandparents; aunts; and uncles. Byron is survived by father, Clarence E. McKissack, Sr. Indianapolis, IN; brothers, Juan (Vivian) McKissack, Sr., Keith McKissack, Clarence McKissack, Jr., and Howard McKissack; sisters, Janell (John) Martin and Laurell McKissack all of Indianapolis, IN; brothers, Randal (Rhonda) McKissack, Sr. of Waldorf, MD and  Kenneth McKissack Memphis, TN. Byron is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Service and inurnment will be private. We encourage you to leave an online condolence for the family.

Ron Matney New Orleans,LA posted on July 7, 2020

Sleep in Parsidise Byron> "REST EASY"


Rev. Shakell Boyd posted on July 1, 2020

Dear Family of Brother Byron First, on the behalf of the Covenant Family Baptist Church Family, we give our full Condolences to your family. I can understand through these hard times that everything is hard to believe this sad moment. I am praying for your family. We as the church will continue to pray with your family and please let us know how you guys are doing by simply let us know through our page. Again, I am deeply sorry for you lost and will always keep you in healing prayer. Praying that God will continue to lift you all up in a mighty way in Jesus name. We love you, Sincerely, Rev. Shakell Boyd [email protected]


EMMA WARFIELD & FAMILY posted on June 27, 2020

My prayers are with you and family. Byron you will truly be missed. We will see each other again when God calls me to heavens gate. In the mean time please give everyone a huge for me.


Clarence E Mckissack Jr. posted on June 24, 2020

Brother I will solely miss you the time we had you and the memories of you will always remain in my heart and mind the love I have for you will stay with me forever. Love you your Lil bro Buddy ❤️


Randal E Mckissack Sr posted on June 24, 2020

Bryon God has chose you to be the first to report of the Mckissack 9, I know that you have put on your robe and are singing how I got over. Big brother you ran your race and now you can take your rest in heaven around God’s throne. I will miss you, and i’ll never forget you. Thanks for always telling me how proud you were of me. Until we meet again ....


Randal E Mckissack Sr posted on June 24, 2020

Bryon God has chose you to be the first to report of the Mckissack 9, I know that you have put on your robe and are singing how I got over. Big brother you ran your race and now you can take your rest in heaven around God’s throne. I will miss you, and i’ll never forget you. Thanks for always telling me how proud you were of me. Until we meet again ....


Janell Martin posted on June 24, 2020

Soar high in the heavens bro. Until we meet again. Love you always.


Howard A Mckissack posted on June 24, 2020

Well I Must Say To My Big Brother #3 R.I.P and I Miss You And Love You.... Thanks For All The Great Memories... Baby Bro Howard


Lavesha Draper posted on June 24, 2020

In memory of , Lavesha Draper lit a candle


Lavesha Draper posted on June 24, 2020

With heartfelt ❤ sorrow and my sincere and deepest condolences on the loss of your brother. May God comfort the family and wrap his loving arms around you all love you guys.


Juan Mckissack posted on June 24, 2020

Lil bro I will miss you fond memories RIP


Jerome posted on June 24, 2020

Always praying for the family, my deepest condolences, r. I.p.,cuz,Jerome&family .


Laurell McKissack posted on June 24, 2020

To my protector and hero, I will truly miss you. Thank you for seeing me! I hear your voice when you sang to me "I Wont Complain" over the phone. Rest well big brother, love you.


Keith Mckissack posted on June 24, 2020

Will miss you much brother.


 


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