Richard Larry Bynum
November 2, 1943 – December 31, 2017

Funeral services for Richard Larry Bynum, 74, of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA. Rev. Ron McCaskill will officiate. Military honors will be presented by the American Legion Post #122. Services will conclude in the chapel. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. Bynum passed away at his home in Grady County, GA, on Sunday, December 31, 2017.

Mr. Bynum was born on November 2, 1943, in Cairo, GA, to the late Richard Allen Bynum and Irene Rich Bynum Exum. He served his country in the United States Army. On May 29, 1961, he married Alice McDaniel Bynum, who survives. He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include: his wife of 56 years, Alice McDaniel Bynum of Cairo, GA; daughters, Belinda Ann Brooks of Panama City, FL, Dixie Darlene Peavy (John) of Frostproof, FL, Rachel Laverne Koonce (Troy) of Cairo, GA; son, Bruce Allen Bynum of Cairo, GA; 9 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Thomas Wayne Bynum of Cairo, GA, David Allen Bynum of Orlando, FL; sister, Linda Harrell Laster of Cairo, GA; step-sister, Mandalee Buck of Lake City, FL, Patricia Exum Sapp (Lonnie) of Quitman, GA, Janice Exum of Naples, FL; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by: his parents; granddaughter, Frances Beck; and a nephew, Stephen Bynum.

Memorials may be made in Mr. Bynum’s memory to: Cairo American Legion Post #122.

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home immediately following the funeral service.

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