Earl L. Byers, 82 years old, passed away Friday, October 4, 2019 at his home in Tuscarora Township, Millerstown. He was born November 11, 1936 in Millerstown to Roland and Florence (Sweger) Byers. He was a veteran of the US Army and retired from Hempt Brothers. He attended Donnally Mills United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Millerstown Moose #925 and Newport American Legion Post #177. He loved tractors, repairing all things mechanical, and helping anyone in need.
Earl is survived by his wife, Kay (Casner) Byers; son, Kevin E. Byers of Tulsa, OK; daughter, Kellie L. Gothel (Bruce) of Millerstown; brothers, Lewis, Samuel, Charles and Roy Byers; grandchildren, Joel Gothel (Anke), Adam Gothel, Justin Byers (Amanda) and Alyson Byers; and great grandchildren, Dylan and Spencer Gothel. He was preceded in death by brothers, Glenn, Wayne, John, George and Leslie Byers and sisters, Shirley Radel and Beatrice Ricedorf.
Services will be held Friday, October 11 from the Newport Family Life Center, 27 West Shortcut Road, Newport with a visitation from 1 PM until the Service of Remembrance at 2 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown, Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.