Mitchell Joe Byers, 83, passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. He was born in Gaston County, son of the late Dewey E. Byers and Kate Richards Byers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife and love of his life, Jill Abernathy Byers; his sister, Dorothy Fitzgerald; and his brothers, Ralph and Kenneth Byers. Mitchell was a Veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a graduate of Belmont High School and attended Gardner Webb University.
Mitchell is survived by his son, Micheal Trent Byers and wife, Cindy; his granddaughter, Jessica Ledbetter and husband, Jordan; his siblings, Mamie Brown and husband, Wayne, James Byers and wife, Jo, and Dewey Byers.
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Mr. Byers will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, April 9, 2021 at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery, Mount Holly.
Condolence messages may be sent to the Byers family by visiting www.woodlawnfuneral.org. Woodlawn Funeral Home of Mount Holly is serving the family.
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