Remembering Byron Steward

JEFF TURNER

The southern gospel community is remembering Byron Steward, a man who played southern gospel music for more than 30 years including time he spent with spent with Gold City and Tony Gore & Majesty.

Steward passed away Saturday June 4.

Gold City’s Dany Riley said on the group’s Facebook page, “Bryon was a great man. We loved working with him and having him on our bus. We are all saddened at his passing, but we have that hope that says to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. We know Byron is with Jesus, healed and at peace.”

Funeral services took place Tuesday in Hackleburg, Alabama at the Chigger Hill Freewill Baptist Church, according to his obituary.

Byron Steward was 48.