BYRNE, James P.; age 74; of Rochester Hills; died Friday, October 24, 2014. Beloved son of Rebecca and James Byrne; husband of Pat; brother to Marie, Joan and Patrick; father of Roslynn, Jerry, Rebecca, James, Patricia, Michael and Matthew; and grandfather to 19. He grew up on Detroit’s east side, attended Servite Catholic High School and served in the U.S. Air Force. A longtime volunteer at the St. Patrick Senior Center in Detroit, James was known for his love of his Irish roots, a playful personality and his fierce dedication to his family and friends. Service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Church, Detroit. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Patrick Senior Center. Online tributes may be posted at www.sharpfuneralhomes.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Oct. 31, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 3 "I will miss you and always love you Dad."- Roslynn Blavk"You will be missed. Tom Mraulak FOUI" "Thomas p. McClary" Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of James Byrne Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for James Byrne Add a photo +