BYARD, Terry

BYARD, Terry R. “Moe,” 70, of Martins Ferry, OH went home to meet his Lord on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at his residence.

He was born September 9, 1942 in West Wheeling, OH a son of the late Elmer L. and Mary Jane (Ryan) Byard.

He was retired from the MayFlower Vehicles Company, Shadyside, OH. He was a member of the Greggsville United Methodist Church, Wheeling, WV and also a veteran of the U. S. Navy, Vietnam.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Dale Byard, and a sister Trudy Maag.

Surviving are his wife, Kathy J. (Richter) Byard; a son, Rob Byard of Columbus, OH; two daughters, Janie (Mick) Strain of St. Clairsville, OH, and Terri (Melvin) Williams of Martins Ferry; a step-daughter, Brenda Ann (Mark) Pettit of Moundsville, WV; a step-son, Michael Marshall of Wheeling, WV; a sister, Linda (Ron) Long of Rayland, OH; a brother, Ron Byard of Bellaire, OH; a sister, Carolyn (John) Rose of Elm Grove, WV; sister-in-law, Harriet Byard of Martins Ferry; and 10 grandchildren.

Friends will be received Friday noon – 6 p.m. at the Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the Greggsville United Methodist Church, Wheeling, WV with Pastor Mike Palmer officiating.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

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