Ronald Joseph Byers, 70, of Texarkana, Ark., died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012.

Mr. Byers was born Oct. 8, 1942, in Hope, Ark. He was retired from Cooper Tire and Rubber Company and a member of Faith Baptist Church. 

Survivors include his wife, Sue Kennedy Byers; three daughters and one son-in-law, Beverly Davis of Avery, Texas, Angie and Marvin Gullion of McCaskill, Ark., and Tonya Henry of Texarkana; four brothers, Charles “Sonny” Byers, Carroll Byers and Roy Byers of Hope and Howard Byers of West Lafayette, Ind.; eight grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. today at Texarkana Funeral Home, Arkansas, with the Rev. James Ross officiating. Burial will be in East Memorial Gardens.

The family will be at their home on Highway 71 South, Texarkana, Ark.

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Published: 12/14/2012