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Byrd’s House of Donuts Come In We’re Open


For 25 years, Thomas Byrd, Sr (Tommy) dedicated his professional life to the woodworking industry. But, in 2016, he traded his day job managing dimension mills, cabinet and molding factories, for a new passion. Tommy, along with his son and co-owner Thomas Byrd, Jr, opened Byrd’s House of Donuts in Elkins. 
“Thomas had some prior experience in fast food management, but neither of us had ever made a donut before opening the shop,” Tommy said. 

But the lack of hands-on experience didn’t slow them down. The original plan was for the father and son team to make donuts during the evening. Then Thomas, who had prior experience in fast food management, would sell them the next morning. 

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