|Birth: ||Nov. 23, 1923|
|Death: ||Dec. 31, 2004|
Shawnee resident Arthur Daniel Byers Sr., 81, died Friday, Dec. 31, at his home.
He was born Nov. 23, 1923, in Oklahoma City to George Wesley and May Pearl (Arnold) Byers.
He served 21 years in the U.S. Air Force. During World War II, he served in France, Germany, Austria, England, Newfoundland, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alaska, Utah and Oklahoma City. Byers earned numerous medals for outstanding military service.
During his civilian career, he was service manager for JCPenney╣s Auto Center at Crossroads Mall and then for Harvey╣s Chevrolet.
He was a woodworking instructor for the National Youth Administration and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He was married to Beatrice Ruth Dibler from 1942-1964 and Sharon Kay Foreman 1967-2004. They both preceded him in death.
Also preceeding him in death were his parents, sister, Helen, and brother, Leroy.
Survivors include daughters, Darlene and Sherry; sons, Arthur Jr., Richard, Thomas, Shannon and Shawn; grandchildren, Allison, Christina, Crimson, Erin, Jordan, Kelley, Serena, Christian, Danny, Jeffrey, Landon, Loren, Mathew, Mark, Richard, Samuel, Scott, Sebastian and Zachary; sisters, Bobby Jean, Marie and Christine; and brothers, Donny, Marion and Gerald.
Service will be 10 a.m. Monday at Walker Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Lawton.
George Wesley Byers (1896 - 1975)
May Pearl Arnold Byers (1903 - 1978)
Margaret Jewell Byers (1921 - 1921)*
Reba Helen Byers (1922 - 1994)*
Arthur Daniel Byers (1923 - 2004)
Marie Francis Byers Ruse (1927 - 2006)*
Lee Roy Anderson Byers (1929 - 2000)*
Donald Lee Byers (1934 - 2008)*
SMSGT US AIR FORCE ~ WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
Fort Sill National Cemetery
Created by: Phil & Donna (Stricklan)...
Record added: Mar 04, 2007
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