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Richard J. Byers

November 28, 1930 ~ November 23, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Richard Byers Obituary

Richard J. “Rich” Byers, 92, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Thursday November 23, 2023 at the Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville, OH. 

He was born November 28, 1930 in Mingo Junction, OH, a son of the late Paul J. and Anna (Ubrin) Byers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Paul (Catherine “Kitty”) Byers; and a sister, Bernadette “Bernie” Carpico.

Richard was a self-employed carpenter. He served his country in the U.S. Army and enjoyed telling jokes and stories. Rich was a member and former Elder of the Mingo First United Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Anita (Swan) Byers, whom he married Dec. 22, 1978; six children, Richard “Rick” (Bonnie) Byers, II of Mesa, AZ, Thomas Byers of Steubenville, OH, Sandra (Ray) Parello of Columbus, OH, Scott (Kristine) Byers of Richmond, OH, Jeff Wallace of Springfield, MO and Kelly Wallace of Mingo Junction, OH; a brother-in-law, Baci Carpico of Mingo Junction, OH; ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at Wheeler Funeral Home, 101 Longview Avenue, Mingo Junction, OH on Friday December 1st from 2:00 p.m. until the time of his funeral service at 5:00 p.m. with Rev. Michael E. Bongart, officiating. Private burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Steubenville, OH.

Memorial contributions may be directed in Richard’s memory to the Mingo First United Presbyterian Church, 650 McLister Ave., Mingo Junction, OH 43938.

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December 1, 2023

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wheeler Funeral Homes
101 Longview Avenue
Mingo Junction, OH 43938

Funeral Service
December 1, 2023

5:00 PM
Wheeler Funeral Homes
101 Longview Avenue
Mingo Junction, OH 43938

Private Interment

Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Steubenville


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