Douglas “Woody” Byers, 57

Douglas “Woody” Byers, 57, of 46 Causeway Court in St. Marys, died on Sunday, July 7, 2013, at his residence.

He was born on July 9, 1955, in Sidney, to Robert and Mary Ann (Droesch) Byers.

On Dec. 27, 2008, he married his long-time companion, Lisa Dunlap, who survives.

He is also survived by  a stepson, Jeremy (Christine) Dammeyer  of St. Marys; stepdaughter Brooke (Jason) Vondenhuevel  of Clarksville, Tenn.; grandson Drew Dammeyer; mother and stepfather Mary Ann (Robert) Hoying  of Fort Loramie; three brothers, William Byers  of Sidney, David (Monica) Byers  of Minster and James (Cathy) Byers  of Sidney;  mother-in-law Carol Reis;  four stepbrothers, Don (Eilleen) Hoying  of Greenville, Nick (Bonnie) Hoying  of Fort Loramie, Mark (Sue) Hoying  of Fort Loramie, and Rob (Jeanne) Hoying  of Fort Loramie; stepsister Carol (Bill) Buehler  of McCartyville; three nieces, Stacey Beam of Nebraska and Halie and Presley Byers of Minster; two nephews, Justin and Andy Byers of South Carolina.

He was preceded in death by his father Robert Byers.

He was a 1973 graduate of Minster High School.

He retired from the Minster Machine Company after 37 years, where he was a field service supervisor.

He was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Minster.

His favorite pastimes included hunting, boating and fishing.

Rites are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home 1605 Celina Road, Ohio 703 West Chapel, in St. Marys.

Private family burial will take place at Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, in Covington.

 Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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