Graveside funeral services with military honors for William A. “Dub” Beyers, age 86, of Kerrville, formerly of Zephyr, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, in the Zephyr Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Beyers died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, in Kerrville.

Dub was born on March 16, 1923, in Wayland, Texas to William A. and Maggie Lee (Ridley) Beyers.  He served his country in World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was married to Ruth Pursley on April 11, 1948, in Roby. Dub worked as a plant foreman for Amoco Production Company in Andrews for 31 years before retiring and moving to Zephyr in 1983. He was a member of the Zephyr United Methodist Church.

Dub is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ruth of Kerrville; a daughter, Lee Ann Allen and husband John of Kerrville; a son, William A. Beyers III and wife Debbie of Gainsville, Fla.; a daughter, Noretta B. Lovell and husband Toby of Pearland; two grandsons, Scott Allen and wife Bonnie of Kerrville and Matthew Beyers of San Diego, Calif.; a granddaughter, Brittney Lovell of Pearland; great-grandson, Cash Allen of Kerrville; a great-granddaughter, Elise Allen of Kerrville; two nephews, Dan Connally and Houston Connally; and two nieces, Patty Boxbarger and Bobby McCoy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters, Dora Perry, Jessie Reid, and Doris Perry.

The family requests donations be made in Dub’s memory to The University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, P. O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210-4486.

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