Charles D. Pyron, 83, of Savannah, died Monday, Jan. 9, in Savannah.
He was born in McNairy County, the son of the late Dewitt and Bessie Tacker Pyron.
Mr. Pyron was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War. He worked for Benswinger Glass Company and Cagle Poultry Company in Macon, Ga. He was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Savannah. He was World Rodeo Champion in 1971.
Services were held on Sunday, Jan. 15, at Shackelford Chapel in Adamsville with Paul Weaver officiating. Burial followed in the Mars Hill Cemetery at Adamsville.
He is survived by one daughter, Charlene Denise Cook of Hope Mills, N.C.; one grandchild, two great-grandchildren; and two nephews.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Harold Pyron.