Billy Dean Byarley, 78, of Jasonville died at 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010 at Veteran's Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born Oct. 23, 1931 in Jasonville, he was the son of Henderson Byarley and Dorothy (Ferguson) Byarley.
Bill served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of The American Legion in Indianpolis. He was also a member of the Jasonville Masonic Lodge #530 F&AM. Bill worked as an independent insurance salesman representing a number of insurance companies.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Ruth J. (Criss) Byarley, of Jasonville, whom he married June 21, 1952; daughter and son-in-law, Constance DeAnn and Patrick Rita of Chadds Ford, PA ; sons & daughters-in-law, Christopher Dean and Penny Byarley of Worthington, Clark Dana and Darlene Byarley of Endicott, NY; sisters and brother-in-law, Marilyn Sue and Dave Stark of Jasonville, Betty Morley of Indianapolis, Mamie Kathleen Fowler of South Bend; grandchildren, Jeremiah Shawn and Barbie Byarley, Nathan Daniel and Gina Marie Byarley, Nicole Jacqueline Rita, Andrew Byarley Rita and Daniel Patrick Rita; great-grandchildren, Elyjah Cayne Byarley and Jayden Michelle Byarley.
He was preceded by his parents; one sister: Josephine Baker, two brothers, Phillip Byarley and Robert Byarley
Arrangements have been entrusted to Cox Funeral Home, 218 South Meridian St, Jasonville, IN
Funeral service at Bill's request is private.