Ricky R Byers

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Ricky Roger Byers, age 69, of Dalton, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 17, 2019 while vacationing with his family.
Ricky was a loving, supportive husband, father, and grandfather. He was a member of Salem Baptist Church, and was the Co-Owner of Luffman Byers Telecom. Along with being an Army Veteran, he was selfless, hardworking, and generous.
He was preceded in death by a son, Brandon Byers; parents, Lee and Lois Byers; sister, Pansy Long; brother, Richard Byers; and father-in-law, Paul E. Payne.
Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Joyce Payne Byers of Dalton; son and daughter-in-law, Zachry and Brandy Byers of Dalton; granddaughters, Ansley and Brandi Byers, both of Dalton; sister, Dimple Morrison of Dalton; mother-in-law, Betty E. Payne of Dalton; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Beverly and Ben Clayton of Cohutta, Rhonda and Mark Payne of Dalton, and Mary and Allen Payne of Ranger; a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
The funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Byers will be held Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Salem Baptist Church with Rev. Darey Kittle and Rev. Danny Cochran and Travis Tyson officiating.
The family will receive friends at Salem Baptist Church on Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until the service time at 4:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions be made Salem Baptist Church Building Fund, 1448 Pleasant Grove Drive, NE. Dalton, GA 30721.
Burial will in United Memorial Gardens.
Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel. For more information, call 706-259-7455.
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Published on July 18, 2019
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David Leverett
Jul 22, 2019
Sorry for your lost, didn’t know him personally but was there trying to help him at the beach. Prayers for you and the family.
Ronnie and Laverne Rogers
Jul 21, 2019
We are sorry for your loss. The family will be in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord give you comfort.
Kim Meredith
Jul 21, 2019
Your family are in my thoughts and prayers, may God give you peace and understanding at this time of mourning
Tina Chavers
Jul 21, 2019
My deepest sympathy to you all. Love you Zack.
Tom Bryant
Jul 19, 2019
Peace be with you, Ricky, a friend for over 50 years! You will be missed!
Michael Clodfelter
Jul 19, 2019
Basket of Memories was purchased for the family of Ricky R Byers by Michael Clodfelter.  Send flowers
Don Byers
Jul 19, 2019
In our prayers here at Blairsville, GA. Rest easy, Rick.
Dawn
Jul 19, 2019
There are no words at a time like this. I pray God's hand of peace and comfort on you all in the name of Jesus! I will continue in prayers in the days, weeks, and years to come.
Janice Hughes
Jul 18, 2019
You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Jan Wilson
Jul 18, 2019
My condolences to Joyce, Zack & Brandy and the girls. I was so saddened by the news of Ricky’s sudden passing. What a blessing to have known Ricky. A gentleman with a BIG heart and a great person to work for. Praying for peace and comfort now and in the days ahead.