Wallace Byler

BELLE CENTER - Wallace K. Byler, 96 of Belle Center passed away Thursday morning, June 16, 2016 at his home. He was born in Hartville, Ohio on January 6, 1920 to the late Seth and Sadie (King) Byler.

Wallace was ordained a minister in 1946 and Bishop in 1952. He was a faithful member of the Belle Center Amish Church.

Wallace will be greatly missed by his nine daughters: Judy (Leroy) Miller of Shipshewana, IN, Ruth (Levi) Schlabach of Belle Center, Nancy Byler, of the home, Elsie (Robert) Yoder of Blackville, SC, Laura (Stephen) Miller of Belle Center, Rachel (Steven) Miller of LaGrange, IN, Elizabeth (Paul) Miller of Crossville, TN, Martha (Lloyd) Gingerich and Amy (Mahlon) Coblentz, both of Belle Center; 58 grandchildren; 109 great-grandchildren and a sister Vera Coblentz of Fredonia, KY.

Wallace was preceded in death by his wife Nancy Mattie (Troyer) Byler whom he married on December 23, 1943 in Hartville. He was also preceded in death by his son and daughter-in-law Paul and Leona Byler, an infant daughter Sadie Byler, 3 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers and 6 sisters.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, June 17, 2016 from 3-5 and 7-9pm and on Saturday, June 18 from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Lloyd Gingerich residence, 4825 Co. Rd. 96, Belle Center. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 19 at 9am at the Gingerich residence. Burial will be in Belle Center Amish Cemetery.

Wallace loved being surrounded by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a friend to all.

The family wishes to express appreciation to all who were a part of Dad's life. A special thanks to all who gave their time and effort in bringing in meals and visiting with Dad. He always enjoyed visitors. Please remember the family in prayer.

The EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME, Belle Center assisted the family with arrangements and online condolences may be expressed at

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Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home
306 N Elizabeth St
Belle Center, OH 43310
(937) 464-3123
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Published in Weekly Currents from June 17 to June 18, 2016
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