Robert L. Byram

September 13, 1925July 11, 2013

Robert L. Byram age 87, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 9:40 P.M. on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at his residence due to his failing health. Robert was born September 13, 1925 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Frank & Treva (Puterbaugh) Byram. Robert is survived by his devoted wife of 66 years, Jackie (Burke) Byram whom he married September 7, 1946; son & daughter-in-law, Michael & Vicki Byram of Greenville; grandchildren, Kathryn & Joe Weber, Andrew & Jessica Byram, Amanda & Jason Mote and Rob & Brandi Byram; great-grandchildren, Jack Weber, Lilly Weber, Lucie Weber, Alison Byram, Emily Byram, Nathan Byram, Kyler Mote, Kaden Mote, Kohen Mote, Kayaa Mote and Mikey Byram; brother & sister-in-law, E.J. & Jean Byram of Union City, Ohio; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Byram of Greenville. In addition to his parents, Robert is also preceded in death by a son, Steve Byram on September 11, 1988; and a brother, Dwight Byram. Robert served in the U.S. Army during WWII where he was a P.O.W. Robert was at the Battle of the Bulge and was captured at St. Vith, Belgium and was at Bad Orb until liberation. Robert Retired from Superior Implements in Greenville where he was a salesman for 45 years. He was a member of Coletown Congregational Christian Church, Greenville V.F.W., Greenville D.A.V. and the Greenville American Legion. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Eric Knight officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery with Military graveside services conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Coletown Congregational Christian Church.


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 16, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Robert L. Byram

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July 17, 2013

Andy, sorry for your loss your in our thoughts and prayers.

Diane Nealeigh

July 16, 2013

Dear Mike and Vicki, We are so sorry for your loss. Keep all the good memories close to your heart. We are thinking of you and your family. Jill and Rick Thompson.

Jason Crow

July 16, 2013

The loss of someone so close is difficult to bear. We share your grief.

Rod Armstrong

July 16, 2013

So sorry for your loss Mike

July 15, 2013

We are so sorry of your loss. May the wonderful memories bless your hearts

Love and prayers,
Dr. Kathman and Bonnie Ross

Elaine Mote

July 14, 2013

Tpaw as he was known in our family circle, was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. He touched everyone that he met and will leave a hole that can only be filled with memories.

July 13, 2013

Bob was the best of friends. We worked together for many years. I will never forget the good and enjoyable times we've had.

Chuck Everidge
Greenwood, In.

Sarah Crow

July 13, 2013

You will always live in our hearts and prayers.

Thomas Crow

July 13, 2013

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.