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Donald Richard Byers

April 23, 1939 — February 27, 2019

Donald Richard Byers, 79, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. He was born April 23, 1939 in Kokomo, Indiana to the late Donald and Myrtle James Byers. Donald was a hardworkder, and a dedicated and loving family man. In his spare time, he would find scrap or donated wood to repurpose into picnic tables to make extra income from his creations. In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Patsy Rouse Byers; four sons, Donald Byers Jr., Rusty Byers, Michael Byers and Tim Byers. 

Survivors include his daughters, Ronda (Daniel) Paskell of Sylva, North Carolina, Ronitta (John) Lynn of Cleveland, Tennessee, Jeanette (Richard) Barker of Old Fort, Tennessee; grandchildren, Daniel Paskell, Jeremy Byers, Billy Byers, Dawn Paskell, Derek Byers, Dale Paskell, Analina Richardson, Joseph Richardson, Krystl Byers, Traves Byers, Kala Lipscomb, Brittany Coffman and sixteen great-grandchildren. 

Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 1, 2019 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Cleveland, Tennessee with Daniel Paskell and Traves Byers officiating. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family guestbook at

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