Harry Lee Byers Harry Lee Byers, 90, a resident of Broadway, passed away on Sunday evening, June 30, 2013, at his home. He was born on October 2, 1922, in Augusta County, and was the son of the late, Harry E. and Carletta Landes Byers. Harry graduated from Weyers Cave High School, Bliss Electrical College and Dunsmore Business College. During World War II he served with the United States Army in the European Theatre. He was a maintenance supervisor with Westinghouse, now McQuay before retiring. He moved from Staunton, to the Tenth Legion community where he resided for 29 years. On January 1, 1982, he married the former Margaret Thompson, who survives. Also surviving is a son, Larry Byers of Suffolk; and a grandson, Robert Byers of Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was preceded in death by two brothers; and one sister. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, at Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg. Burial will follow at Lacey Spring Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Sentara Hospice, c/o RMH Foundation, 2010 Health Campus Dr., Harrisonburg, VA 22801. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com.
This obituary was originally published in the News Virginian.