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Karl Ray  Byers

Karl Ray Byers

Male 1917 - 2008  (91 years)

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  • Name Karl Ray Byers  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 8 Nov 1917  Baltimore, Baltimore Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military Service U.S. Army - WW II 
    Occupation Communications - Telephone co. 
    Died 23 Dec 2008  Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Buried 31 Dec 2008  Meadow Branch Cem, Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Person ID I6151  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 

    Father Walter Raymond Byers,   b. 1 Feb 1894, Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1968, Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Ada Rose Bell,   b. 18 Feb 1881, Liberty Dist., Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1961, Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1918  Krider's (St.Benjamin's) Luth. Ch., Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Family ID F2136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Yohn,   b. 23 Dec 1916, Winfield, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 2002, Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 21 May 1949  Westminster, Carroll Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 6
    Children 
     1. Linda Rae Byers,   b. 1949
     2. Deborah Kay Byers,   b. 1953
     3. Ray Alan Byers,   b. 15 Oct 1957, Baltimore, Baltimore City, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1957, Baltimore, Baltimore City, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 23:25:27 
    Family ID F3384  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Karl Ray Byers (Nov 2011)
    Karl Ray Byers (Nov 2011)
    Courtesy of Woody Rush

  • Notes 
    • According to the Social Security Death Index, Karl R Byers (SSN 213-01-9256; issued by MD) was born 8 Nov 1917 and died 23 Dec 2008 while residing in Wesminster, Carroll Cnty, MD.

      Obituary, The Westminster [MD] Eagle (7 Jan 2009):

      "Karl Ray Byers, 91, of Westminster, died Dec. 23, 2008, at his home.
      "Born Nov. 8, 1917, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Ada Rose Bell and Walter Raymond Byers.
      "He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Esther Yohn Byers, who died in 2002.
      "He was a 1934 graduate of Westminster High School.
      "He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the 82nd Airborne during World War II.
      "Prior to retiring, he worked for the C&P Telephone Co., where he had perfect attendance for 34 years. Prior to that, he worked for Beacon Steele and Glenn L. Martin Manufacturing.
      "He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Westminster, where he taught as a Sunday school teacher for 45 years.
      "He was also a member of the Telephone Pioneers and Optimist Club, where he was the first vice president.
      "He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Linda Rae Byers Baumgardner and husband Dennis of Taneytown, Deborah Kay Byers Rush and husband Woody of Elkridge; and granddaughters Jennifer M. Yurek of Warrior, Ala. and Katie Yurek Adams and husband Jeffrey of Huntsville, Ala.
      "In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by son Ray Alan Byers, who died in October 1957.
      "Funeral services were held Dec. 31 at Grace Lutheran Church, Westminster...."
      Accessed via www.GenealogyBank.com (25 Aug 2011).

  • Sources 
    1. [s783] Woody-2011 |, Woody Rush, "Descendants of Caspar Beier", (Woody Rush, 102 Alto Ave, Westminster, MD 21157-5708; Email: woody.rush550@gmail.com; Report published [2011]).

    2. [S471] Social Security|, U.S. Social Security Admin., Social Security Death Index, (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693).

    3. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Karl R. Byers; 7 Jan 2009).

    4. [S531] Ancestry Tree - Byers|, Woody Rush, (Byers, Yohn, Bell, Barnes Families of Carroll County, Maryland, Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/35121622/listofallpeople ).

    5. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com).

    6. [S132] Tombstone|, Tombstone.