Photos: Funeral services held in Raleigh for Wake Sheriff’s deputy Ned Byrd

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Funeral services were held for slain Wake County Sheriff’s Deputy Ned Byrd, Friday, Aug. 19, 2022 in Raleigh.

Byrd, 48, was shot and killed while on patrol in rural Wake County, late Friday night, Aug. 12. One man has been charged with murder, with more charges expected.

Byrd joined the sheriff’s office in 2009 and was sworn in as a deputy in 2018, according to the sheriff’s office.

At Providence Baptist Church, Wake Sheriff Gerald Baker said Byrd had been a “very dedicated and committed man” who spent 13 years in service to Wake County, first as a detention officer before becoming a deputy.

Slain Wake County Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrds K9 partner, Sasha, leads the N.C. State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit during a procession for Deputy Byrd before his funeral at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
Slain Wake County Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrds K9 partner, Sasha, leads the N.C. State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit during a procession for Deputy Byrd before his funeral at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds service dog Sasha leads the North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit with Byrds casket to his funeral along Glenwood Avenue to Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds service dog Sasha leads the North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit with Byrds casket to his funeral along Glenwood Avenue to Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
Slain Wake County Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrds K9 partner, Sasha, leads the N.C. State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit during a procession for Deputy Byrd before his funeral at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
Slain Wake County Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrds K9 partner, Sasha, leads the N.C. State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit during a procession for Deputy Byrd before his funeral at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
A Wake County deputy walks with Sasha, the K9 partner of slain Wake County Deputy Ned Byrd, as the N.C. State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carries Byrds casket down Glenwood Avenue on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, in Raleigh, N.C. Byrd was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds early Friday morning, Aug. 12 in southeastern Wake County.
A Wake County deputy walks with Sasha, the K9 partner of slain Wake County Deputy Ned Byrd, as the N.C. State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carries Byrds casket down Glenwood Avenue on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, in Raleigh, N.C. Byrd was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds early Friday morning, Aug. 12 in southeastern Wake County.
Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds service dog Sasha is escorted by the North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit to Byrds funeral at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds service dog Sasha is escorted by the North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit to Byrds funeral at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol officers march in formation to Providence Baptist Church for Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds funeral on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol officers march in formation to Providence Baptist Church for Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds funeral on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
The N.C. State Highway Patrolís Caisson Unit carries the casket of slain Wake County Sheriffís Deputy Ned Byrd down Glenwood Avenue on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, in Raleigh, N.C. Byrd was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds early Friday morning, Aug. 12 in southeastern Wake County.
The N.C. State Highway Patrolís Caisson Unit carries the casket of slain Wake County Sheriffís Deputy Ned Byrd down Glenwood Avenue on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, in Raleigh, N.C. Byrd was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds early Friday morning, Aug. 12 in southeastern Wake County.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carrying Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds proceeds along Glenwood Avenue to Providence Baptist Church for his funeral on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carrying Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds proceeds along Glenwood Avenue to Providence Baptist Church for his funeral on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
People watch from a median as the N.C. State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carries the casket of slain Wake County Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrd down Glenwood Avenue on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, in Raleigh, N.C. Byrd was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds early Friday morning, Aug. 12 in southeastern Wake County.
People watch from a median as the N.C. State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carries the casket of slain Wake County Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrd down Glenwood Avenue on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, in Raleigh, N.C. Byrd was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds early Friday morning, Aug. 12 in southeastern Wake County.
N.C. State Highway Patrolís Caisson Unit enters Providence Baptist Church before the funeral for slain Wake Sheriffís Deputy Ned Byrd in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
N.C. State Highway Patrolís Caisson Unit enters Providence Baptist Church before the funeral for slain Wake Sheriffís Deputy Ned Byrd in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
Law enforcement officers from across North Carolina salute as Wake County Deputy Ned Byrdís casket arrives for his funeral at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
Law enforcement officers from across North Carolina salute as Wake County Deputy Ned Byrdís casket arrives for his funeral at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carrying Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds casket arrives at Providence Baptist Church for his funeral on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carrying Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds casket arrives at Providence Baptist Church for his funeral on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
Officers salute after the N.C. State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carrying slain Wake County Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrd passed then during a procession for Deputy Byrd before his funeral at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
Officers salute after the N.C. State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carrying slain Wake County Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrd passed then during a procession for Deputy Byrd before his funeral at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
Officers salute as N.C. State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit passes them during a procession for slain Wake Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrd before his funeral at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
Officers salute as N.C. State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit passes them during a procession for slain Wake Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrd before his funeral at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carrying Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds casket arrives at Providence Baptist Church for his funeral on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carrying Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds casket arrives at Providence Baptist Church for his funeral on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
A riderless horse from the North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit brings up the rear of the procession to Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
A riderless horse from the North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit brings up the rear of the procession to Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
Law enforcement officers from across North Carolina stand at attention as Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds casket arrives for his funeral at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
Law enforcement officers from across North Carolina stand at attention as Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds casket arrives for his funeral at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
Attendees hug before the funeral for slain Wake County Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrd at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
Attendees hug before the funeral for slain Wake County Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrd at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
Attendees hug before the funeral for slain Wake County Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrd at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
Attendees hug before the funeral for slain Wake County Sheriffs Deputy Ned Byrd at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, August 19, 2022.
Law enforcement officer from across North Carolina ride their motorcycles in formation on Glenwood Avenue as they begin the procession to Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds funeral at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
Law enforcement officer from across North Carolina ride their motorcycles in formation on Glenwood Avenue as they begin the procession to Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds funeral at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
A Raleigh Police Department motorcycle officer escorts the family of Wake County Deputy Ned Byrd to his funeral at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
A Raleigh Police Department motorcycle officer escorts the family of Wake County Deputy Ned Byrd to his funeral at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
People line Glenwood Avenue to pay their respects to Wake County Deputy Ned Byrd as the North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carrying Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds casket arrives for his funeral at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.
People line Glenwood Avenue to pay their respects to Wake County Deputy Ned Byrd as the North Carolina State Highway Patrols Caisson Unit carrying Wake County Deputy Ned Byrds casket arrives for his funeral at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.