Billy Joe Byers, age 68, of Xenia, Illinois passed away at 8:58 a. m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2017 at his home in Xenia, Illinois.
There will be no services per the family’s request.
Billy was born on June 02, 1949 in Vandalia, Illinois, the son of William Herbert and Betty Joan (Livingood) Byers.
He is survived by his two sons, William Byers (wife Elizabeth) of Marshall, Missouri and Derek Byers of Salem, Illinois; two daughters, Stephanie Byers of Sullivan, Illinois and Chasta O’dell of Charleston, Illinois; five brothers, Lonnie Byers of Farina, Illinois, John Byers (wife Sara) of Iola, Illinois, Tom Byers (wife Janet) of Iola, Illinois, Calvin Byers (wife Melissa) of Iola, Illinois, Terry Byers (wife Sandy) of Salem, Illinois; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Herbert and Betty Joan Byers; brother, Jerry Lynn Byers and two grandchildren.