Funeral services for Edward “Eddie” Byer Sr., age 79, of Brownwood will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009, at the First Nazarene Church in Brownwood with Mary Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Greenleaf Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home. Mr. Byer passed away Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, in Brownwood.

Eddie was born Oct. 29, 1929, in Marion, Ind., to Odas and Dora (Bricker) Byer. He was a member of the First Nazarene Church.

Eddie is survived by his wife, Deanna Byer of Brownwood; children, Timothy Byer, Rachel Matthews and husband Terry, Lisa McLeroy, Allison Byer, Stephanie Hurd and husband Phillip, Beth Losure and husband Keith, Tina Losure and husband Tim, and Edward Byer Jr.; a brother, Lawrence Byer; grandchildren, Bryttanie and Taylor Beck, Austin Lancaster, Justin, Amanda and Kimberly Matthews, McKenzie Spearman, C.J., Lisa, D.L. and Ashley Hurd, Rebecca and Jared Tragessor, Desa and Brandon Williams, and Amanda, Mitchell, Curtis and Brittaney Losure, Alicia Davis, Michael and Angie Byer, and Miranda Byer; along with numerous other grandchildren and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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