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Leroy M. Byers

Leroy M. Byers

Male 1918 - 1988  (70 years)

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  • Name Leroy M. Byers  [1, 2, 3
    Nickname Punch 
    Born 19 Mar 1918  Berwick, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Food industry - Dairy deliveries and sales 
    Died 17 Apr 1988  East Berlin, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 20 Apr 1988  East Berlin Union Cem, East Berlin, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I7241  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2012 

    Father Charles Henry Byers,   b. 7 Jun 1884, New Oxford, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1957, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Bessie M. Stambaugh,   b. Oct 1892, York, York Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1960, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1910 
    Family ID F2499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jean K. Spangler 
    Married Y  [2
    Children 
     1. Leroy M. Byers, Jr.
     2. Donna Byers
     3. Bonnie Byers
     4. Victoria Byers
     5. Joyce Byers
     6. Joanne Byers
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F3738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1930 census lists parents Charles, 44, and Bessie M, 37, living with 9 Pennsylvania-born children: Bertha M, 18; Henry L, 17; Pauline E, 14; Leroy M, 12; Helen M, 9; Edith E, 8; Leedewey M, 4; Mary O, 4; Charles L, 1. Charles worked as a laborer in a stone quarry. 1930 U.S. Census, Berwick Twsp, Adams Cnty, PA (T 626, Roll 1959, stamped p. 19B).
    • Obituary, The York [PA] Daily Record (17 Apr 1988):
      "East Berlin -- Leroy "Punch" M. Byers,71, of 200 Abbottstown St., who was active in fire police work, died at 1:17 a.m. Sunday at Hanover General Hospital, after being struck while directing traffic at an East Berlin vehicular accident. He was the husband of Jean K. (Spangler) Byers.
      "The service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday [20 Apr].... Burial will be in the East Berlin Union cemetery....
      "Mr. Byers was born in Berwick, Adams Co., the son of the late Charles H. and Bessie M. (Stambaugh) Byers.
      "He retired in 1978 from Penn Dairies Inc. after 29 years of service as a driver-salesman. Afterwards he was employed three years by Green's Dairy, York, and five years as a part-time employee of Nell's Food Market.
      "He was a life member of East Berlin Fire Co., was an active member of East Berlin Fire Police, member of the Adams County Fire Police, of Pennsylvania Firemans Police Association, of Adams County Fireman's Association, and was a member of the Quarter Centuary Club of Penn Dairies.
      "Mr. Byers is survived by a son, Leroy M. Byers Jr. East Berlin, five daughters, Donna Wolf, East Berlin; Bonnie Krout, York; Victoria Trostle, York Springs; Joyce Myers, East Berlin; and Joanne Leathery, East Berlin; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Henry L. Byers, Gettysburg; and Lee D. Byers, New Oxford; three sisters, Pauline Wagamen, New Oxford; Helen M. Byers and Mary Coffey, both of Baltimore, and Edith Bell [sic], Glen Rock RD1...."

  • Sources 
    1. [S637] PA Census 1930, Adams|, Pennsylvania, Adams Cnty, 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T626, Roll 1959, p. 19B).

    2. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Leroy M Byers; 17 Apr 1988).

    3. [S849] Ancestry Tree - Eberhardinger|, Annette Eberhardinger, "Eberhardinger Family Tree", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/1518833/listofallpeople/, Email: anntwheel1@zoominternet.net).

    4. [S637] PA Census 1930, Adams|, Pennsylvania, Adams Cnty, 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T626, Roll 1959, p. 19B) (Reliability: 2).

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