Jerry Leon Byers, 82, Gentryville

Jerry Leon Byers, 82, of Gentryville, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

Jerry was born March 19, 1941, in Chandler to Clifford and Maude (Kernel) Byers.

He married Audrey Avis Stephens on January 2, 1959, in Kentucky.

Jerry was retired from Alcoa. He enjoyed buying, selling and trading. Jerry liked going to Dinky’s Auction Center. 

Jerry is survived by his wife, Audrey; three daughters, Dianna Caldwell, DeWana Staats, and Connie Williams, all of Gentryville; two sisters, Lucille Williams and Eileen Bright, both of Arizona; 11 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

Jerry was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Byers, one sister and six brothers.

Funeral services will be on Monday, February 12, 2024, at noon EST at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Burial will follow in Chin Cemetery.

Friends may call Monday from 10:00 a.m. EST until the time of services at the funeral home.

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