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Revd John Davis BYARD

Male 1924 - 2009  (84 years)


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  • Name John Davis BYARD  [1, 2, 3
    Title Revd 
    Born 28 Jul 1924  Church, Wetzel, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Hundred, Wetzel, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1940  Blacksville, Monongalia, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID US03 
    Find a Grave 122945970 
    Military 25 May 1943  [6
    33688418 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA 
    Tree ID US03.141.53 
    Reference Number US1501 
    Buried Apr 2009  Fort Laurens Cemetery, Bolivar, Tuscarawas, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 22 Apr 2009  Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I10498  Byard Families
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2017 

    Father John Wesley BYARD,   b. 16 Sep 1895, Grant, Wetzel, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1972, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Lillian Gladys KEFFER,   b. Abt 1900, Wetzel, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1955, Canton, Stark, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1917  Hundred, Wetzel, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Certificates
    John BYARD - Lillian KEFFER m1917.jpg
    John BYARD - Lillian KEFFER m1917.jpg
    Family ID F3959  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Betty Lorraine SCHANKWEILER,   b. 6 Sep 1926, Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1997, Wintersville, Jefferson, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Aft 1940  [8
    Children 
     1. Daniel Keith BYARD,   b. 16 Dec 1952,   d. 17 Jun 1970  (Age 17 years)
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Stephen Paul BYARD,   b. 11 Jul 1957, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957
     5. Living
     6. Living
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F3021  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jul 1924 - Church, Wetzel, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Hundred, Wetzel, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Apr 2009 - Fort Laurens Cemetery, Bolivar, Tuscarawas, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Apr 2009 - Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Age 84, of Wintersville, Ohio went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, April 22, 2009.
      He was born July 28, 1924 in Hundred, WV a son of the late John W. and Lillian G. Keffer Byard.
      John was a graduate of Kentucky Christian College and was an ordained minister for 44 years providing pastoral care to four churches.
      He was a World War II veteran serving in the Army Air Corp., a school bus driver for Indian Creek School District for over 30 years, a former trustee of Cross Creek Township and managed the Steubenville Pier Airport from 1970 - 1983.

      Preceding John in death were his wife, Betty L. Schankweiler on March 18, 1997; two sons, Daniel K. and Stephen P. Byard; brother, Charles Byard and sister, Loretta King.

      Surviving are his children, Rev. John M. (Brenda) Byard of Vanceburg, KY, Loretta (Edward) Samblanet of Vermilion, OH, James F. (Sheila) Byard of Wintersville, OH and Stephen T. (Darlene) Byard of Wintersville, OH;
      17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

      Friends may call at Dunlope- Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville Sunday 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. where a service will be held Monday 11 a.m. with his son Rev. John M. Byard officiating. Burial at Fort Laurens Cemetery Bolivar, OH. Memorial donations may be directed to Steubenville Urban Mission. Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.
      Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 740-264-0563

  • Sources 
    1. [S120] Census, WVR 1930 (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S160] WVculture.org.

    3. [S154] SS Death Index.

    4. [S120] Census (Reliability: 1).

    5. [S120] Census, Ancestry 1930 (Reliability: 0).

    6. [S161] WVR, Army Enlistment (Reliability: 0).

    7. [S163] CantonRep.com.

    8. [S91] Birth.