Ronald Frank Byland Sr.

WILLIAMSBURG - Ronald Frank Byland, Sr., 78, of Williamsburg, VA, passed away on January 29, 2014. He was preceded in death by his brother, Arthur Byland; and his mother, Mildred Cynoske. Ronald worked in aviation for the United Technologist Corporation, as a quality inspector and served in the Navy. He enjoyed collecting model cars and coins and also enjoyed crosswords, swimming and diving. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Sweet Byland; son, Ronald Frank Byland, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Stephanie Waters Byland; daughters, Chris Ann Byland and Beth Byland Stiles; grandsons; Adam Martin Stiles, Drew Christopher Byland and Jeffrey Thomas Byland; and granddaughter, Katherine Elaine Byland. A memorial service will take place at 10:30AM, Saturday, February 1, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23188. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be offered at

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Nelsen Funeral Home - Williamsburg
3785 Strawberry Plains Rd. Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-1141

Published in Virginia Gazette on Feb. 1, 2014