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Ervin "Poss" Byars
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1923
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 2012
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA

COLUMBIA - Funeral service for Ervin "Poss" Byars, 88, will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2012, at St. Luke Lutheran Church, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.

Mr. Byars died Sunday, May 20, 2012. Born on June 2, 1923 in Columbia, he was a son of the late Millage Melvin and Lola Derrick Byars. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving his country during World War II and retired as a Supply Specialist with the Department of Army after 30+ years. After his retirement, Mr. Byars worked over 10 years at the Fort Jackson Golf Club and he was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church.

Surviving are his beloved wife of 65 years, Beulah Jackson Byars; daughter, Diana Barlow of Columbia; daughter-in-law, Mary Katherine Byars of Columbia; three grandchildren, William Ervin Byars, Jr. (Lisa Byars) of Columbia, Thomas Lee Byars of Surfside Beach, Justin Derrick Barlow of Columbia; three great-grandchildren, Alex, Chris and Jessica; five great-great-grandchildren, Austin, Conner, Kaylee, Bella, and Joshua.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by son, William Ervin Byars; sister, Frances Hall; brothers, Melvin, Franklin and Alvin Byars.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1127 Olympia Avenue, Columbia SC 29201.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Milledge Melvin Byars (1890 - 1948)
  Lola Pearl Derrick Byars (1891 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Beulah Jackson Byars (1927 - 2012)
 
 Children:
  William Ervin Byars (1949 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Franklin Elijah Byars (1913 - 1968)*
  Margaret Marie Byars (1917 - 1918)*
  Ervin Byars (1923 - 2012)
  Alvin Willard Byars (1926 - 1993)*
  Frances Julia Byars Hall (1929 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Ty Reeves
Originally Created by: USAF Veteran
Record added: May 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90519235
Ervin Poss Byars
Added by: Ty Reeves
 
 
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 Added: May. 21, 2012
 
 
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