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Richard E. Byerly 1959-2016
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GREAT BEND — Richard Edmund Byerly, 57, died Feb. 16, 2016 at Great Bend Regional Hospital.
He was born Jan. 29, 1959 at Plainville, the son of Herbert and Lenora (Budig) Byerly.
Richard married Sherri Houchin Dec. 28, 1984 at Great Bend. A Great Bend resident and machinist, Richard worked for Kansas Machine Works. He was a musician, collector of sorts, and was known to rescue and adopt animals.
Survivors include his wife, Sherri Byerly, of the home; his mother, Lenora Byerly, Great Bend; a son, Arthur Byerly and his wife Heather, Great Bend; five brothers, Terry Byerly, Great Bend; Gerald Byerly of Oklahoma; Donald Byerly, Wichita; James Byerly, Wichita; Glen Byerly, Kansas City, Kan.; two sisters, Stacy Dinicola, Wichita; and Tracy Hutton, Wichita.
He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Byerly.
A Memorial Service is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Bryant Funeral Home. No visitation is planned, as cremation has taken place. Inurnment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Great Bend.
Memorial Funds are suggested to the Richard Byerly Expense Fund, in care of Bryant Funeral Home.
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Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home *
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS, 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 18, 2016