Glen Phillip Byers, 69

Published 6:27 am Thursday, July 6, 2017

Glen Phillip Byers, 69, of South Hill, Va., passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017 in Richmond Va.

Born Sept. 28, 1947, in New Castle, Ind., Glen was a son of the late Glen and Marie (Holmes) Byers. He was a 1965 graduate of Walter P. Chrysler High School in New Castle, Ind., and later attended Ball State University. Phil loved family, friends, music, history and was a wonderful storyteller. He was an avid fan of all sports and had a specific love for the Indiana Hoosiers and the Indianapolis Colts.

Phil will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Lisa Byers of South Hill, Va.; his four children, Mandy Gibson of Indianapolis, Ind., Missy (Mike) Burns of New Castle, Ind., Pat (Sara) Byers of Wabash, Ind., and Steven Byers of South Boston, Va.; one sister, Barbara Stover of New Castle, Ind.; eight grandchildren; numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and many lifelong friends around the country.

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He was also preceded in death by three brothers Don, Kay and Dean Byers; and a sister, Susan Byers.

No public services are planned.

The family has requested that memorial contributions be directed to Disabled American Veterans ( or to VCUHealth Hospital Nurses and Patient Services Fund ( in Phil’s name.