Matthew "Shorty" Byrd, Sr.

Matthew Byrd, Sr., 84, of Syracuse, passed away on May 14.

He is survived by: his wife, Donna Byrd; three children: Matthew Jr., Syeisha, and Shondar; 14 grandchildren; one great grandchild; four sisters; best friend, Glen Moore; many nieces, and nephews.

Shorty was reverently known as the "Mayor of Slocum Ave", and was a kind and loving man.

Services are private at this time. Jan Maloff, Funeral Director. Online condolences may be left on the funeral home website.