Former Supreme Court Justice Conley Byrd dies | Arkansas Blog

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Former Supreme Court Justice Conley Byrd dies

Posted By on Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 7:17 AM

Ernie Dumas reports the death Saturday of Conley Byrd, a former Arkansas Supreme Court justice who lived in Redfield. He retired in 1980 after 14 years on the court, where he was known for his prolific dissents and for writing opinions while standing to manage back pain. He was about 89. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in Sheridan is handling arrangements.

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