2012-03-29 / Obituaries

Marvin R. Byers

Rockhill Furnace, 61

Marvin R. Byers, 61, Rockhill Furnace, died at 3:55 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon.

Born January 22, 1951, at Rockhill Furnace, he was a son of the late Radford and Blanche (Wible) Byers. He was united in marriage to the former Eva M. Baker. She preceded him in death March 1, 2009.

He is survived by two sons: Bruce Byers and his wife, Tracy, Mount Union, and Nevin Byers and his wife, Briana, Rockhill Furnace, and five grandchildren: Nikeisha, Brittany and Dalton Byers and Michaela and Brinley Jones; two siblings: Elwood Wible and his wife, Darlene, Chambersburg and Shirley Coons and her husband, Sheldon, Rockhill Furnace.

He was a member of National Rifle Association and Pennsylvania and National Trappers Association. He was an avid sportsman.

He was last employed at JLG Industries Inc., Mc- Connellsburg, and prior to that at Haribson-Walker Refractories, Mount Union.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 24, at Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia. Interment was made at Cherry Grove Cemetery, Three Springs.

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