Glen Phillip Byers

Glen Phillip Byers, 69, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017 in Richmond Virginia. He was born in New Castle, Indiana on September 28, 1947 to Glen and Marie (Holmes) Byers. He was a 1965 graduate of Walter P. Chrysler High School in New Castle 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, Virginia, his four children Mandy Gibson of Indianapolis, IN, Missy (Mike) Burns of New Castle, IN, Pat (Sara) Byers of Wabash, IN, and Steven Byers of South Boston, VA and one sister Barbara Stover of New Castle. He was blessed with 8 grandchildren. He is also remembered by numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many lifelong friends around the country.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers, Don, Kay and Dean Byers, and by his 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.