|Birth: ||Nov. 18, 1943|
|Death: ||Dec. 14, 2009|
WALNUT, IL - John C. Byers, age 66 of 208 W. Jackson Street, Ohio, Illinois died suddenly Monday December 14, 2009.
John was born on November 18, 1943 in Kewanee, Illinois the son of Johnnie M. and Beulah F. (Palmer) Byers. He was united in marriage to Ramona Poole on April 16, 1982 in Princeton, Illinois.
He was employed at Schultz Trucking as a truck driver for many years. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and served on the Ohio Village Board.
He is survived by his wife Ramona Byers of Ohio, Illinois; one son Jeff (Cindy) Byers of Wyanet, Illinois; two daughters Laurie (Dan) Koch of Amboy, Illinois, Vicky (Fred) Appleman of Amboy, Illinois, 12 grandchildren, three great grandchildren; two stepsons Brian (Michelle) Shofner of Utica, Illinois, Gary (Carrin) Shofner of McHenry, Illinois; three sisters Barbara (Robert) Brandau, Joyce Cassidy both of Ohio, Illinois, Wanda (Tom) Wright of Frankfort, Indiana; two brothers Raymond (Diane) Byers of Ohio, Illinois, George (Sue) Byers of Princeton, Illinois; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters Carol Byers and Linda Illing.
Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut with the Rev. Katie Mapes, pastor of the Ohio United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Ohio. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. A memorial has been established in his memory.
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Dec 23, 2009
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