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Daniel A. Byers

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Daniel A. Byers

Born: March 20, 1949; in Lily Valley, WI

Died: June 1, 2018; in Evansville, IN

Daniel A. Byers, 69, of Evansville IN, formally of Morris IL and Cadiz KY, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018 at Walnut Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center in Evansville, IN with his loving wife by his side.

Dan was born in Lily Valley, WI on March 20, 1949 to Harry and Martha (Leake) Byers. At 2 months of age his family moved back to Channahon IL where he spent his childhood. He graduated from Minooka High School in 1967 and worked for Alumax Inc. for over 20 years. In 1996 Dan moved to Cadiz KY where he owned and operated Kamptown RV Resort with his second wife, Sherry, until 2006. There they made many lifelong friends as well as lasting memories for their grandchildren a.k.a. The Kamptown Krew. Dan was an avid dog lover, a Nascar and Chicago Cub fan and a perpetual jokester. He enjoyed country music, traveling and couldn't pass up a Chicago Style hotdog.

Dan is survived by his wife, Marty Childers (Byers) of Evansville, IN; daughters, Tamie (Tom) Seedorf of Chebanse, IL, Kelly Byers of Morris, IL, and Angie Byers of Salem, WI; son, Danny (Christine) Byers of Bourbonnais, IL and their mother Kathy Greenbeck of Morris; stepchildren, Shelley (Clyde) McKay of Scottsdale, AZ, Jeni Childers of Elizabethtown, KY, Jon (Jacey) Childers of Stendal, IN; sister, Sally (Bob) Walker of Yorkville, IL; brother, Bill Byers of Channahon, IL; grandchildren, Blake and Tyler Seedorf, Nicole Berg, Nadia, Gabriella and Jocelyn Almanza, Tristan, Paige and Claire Byers as well as Brandon, Chris, Matt, Nick, Leah, Jaren, Jamie, Juliette, Delainey and Dawson; great-granddaughter, Avery Trigger and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; late wife, Sherry Byers; sister, Lois Keisler; brothers, Harry, Jack and David Byers; and a nephew, Bruce Quillen.

A Celebration of Dan's life will be held Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM at the VFW Post 6049, 309 McKinley St., Morris, IL 60450. A private burial will be held at Willard Grove Cemetery in Channahon, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the or the Lewy Body Dementia Association.
Published in Morris Herald-News on June 7, 2018
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