Ronald Alvin Byars
Ronald Alvin Byars, 54, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Ronald was a native and lifelong peninsula resident. He graduated from Tabb High School in 1982 and Old Dominion University in 1989 with a degree in Music Education. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Hampton, Va. Ron was the former Music and Band Director in Westmoreland County Public Schools and facilities Manager at Hampton Christian Academy.
He was a preceded in death by his parents Eleanor Davis Byars and William Alvin Byars, Jr. and is survived by his wife of 17 years Joann P. Byars and his children, Graham Byars and Leah Byars and his uncles Howard Byars and Troy and Olivia Davis.
The family will receive friends starting at 11:00 am on Thursday August 16, 2018 with a funeral service to follow at NOON in Bethel Baptist Church, Yorktown. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 18, 2018 in Evergreen Cemetery, Chester, SC.
Memorials made be made to the Franklin Graham Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. 828.262.1980. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.