Thursday, July 11th, 2013
Douglas "Woody" Byers, 57, St. Marys, died July 7, 2013, at his residence.
He was born July 9, 1955, in Sidney, to Robert and Mary Ann Droesch Byers. His mother and stepfather, Robert Hoying of Fort Loramie, survive.
On Dec. 27, 2008, he married his longtime companion Lisa Dunlap, who survives.
Also surviving are a stepson, Jeremy (Christine) Dammeyer of St. Marys; a daughter, Brooke (Jason) Vondenhuevel of Clarksville, Tenn.; a grandson, Drew Dammeyer; three brothers, William Byers of Sidney, David (Monica) Byers of Minster and James (Cathy) Byers of Sidney; his mother-in-law, Carol Reis of New Knoxville; four stepbrothers, Don (Eilleen) Hoying of Greenville, Nick (Bonnie) Hoying of Fort Loramie, Mark (Sue) Hoying of Fort Loramie and Rob (Jeanne) Hoying of Fort Loramie; a stepsister, Carol (Bill) Buehler of McCartyville; three nieces, Stacey Beam of Nebraska and Halie and Presley Byers of Minster; and two nephews, Justin and Andy Byers of South Carolina.
He was a 1973 graduate of Minster High School. He retired from the Minster Machine Co. after 37 years, where he was a field service supervisor. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Minster. His favorite pastimes included hunting, boating and fishing.
Funeral rites are 7:30 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home West Chapel in St. Marys. Private family burial will take place at Miami Memorial Park Cemetery in Covington.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.