Mr. Hershel Ray Byars, 84, of Huntingdon passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020.
Graveside services will be conducted 11:00AM Friday, January 1, 2021 at Long Rock United Methodist Church Cemetery. Brother Bryan Oakes officiating.
For your safety and the safety of others, the family requests visitors please wear a mask and practice social distancing.
Mr. Byars was born on May 28, 1936 in Huntingdon, Tennessee to the late Arville Byars and Zula Mae Melton Byars. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard of Tennessee and a retired Shop Foreman for McCandless International Harvester Dealership in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50+ years, Ardith Byars (nee’ Burden) and daughter, Patricia Kemper (Mike), two sisters, Jeanette Boyd and Bonnie Cannon, and his brother, Ralph Byars.
He is survived by one daughter, Jenny Byars of Huntingdon; 3 sons: Kenneth (April) Byars of Arizona, Robert Byars of Cookeville, and Paul Byars of Kentucky; 9 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.
Dilday-Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 731-986-8281.
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