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David “Davey” C Byers obituary 1956~2023


David “Davey” C Byers, age 66 of Gardners, passed away February 3, 2023 at home.

David “Davey” C Byers
David “Davey” C Byers

He was born September 16, 1956 in Chambersburg to the late Stanley and Brenda (Gibbs) Byers.

Davey was a US Navy veteran and worked as an electrician at Letterkenny Army Dept and Mechanicsburg Naval Depot, retiring in 2011.

He was a Life Member of Vigilant Hose Company holding various positions throughout his 50 years of service. He enjoyed being a firefighter especially working on, fixing, and driving the firetrucks. He was a member of Durff-Kuhn VFW Post 6168.

David enjoyed hunting and sharing his backyard wildlife photos with all his friends.

He is survived by his wife, Sherry (Varner) Byers; son, Michael Byers; cousin, Danny (Cindy) Byers and sister-in-law, Donna (Tim) Stouffer.

Professional services have been entrusted to Dugan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 51 Asper Drive, where a Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 10, 2023. Pastor Dave Erisman of South Mountain Chapel will officiate.

Military honors provided by American Legion Post #223 will be conducted at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vigilant Hose Company, 20 Walnut Bottom Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257.

Online condolences may be shared at the funeral home’s website.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Davey Byers, please visit the floral store.



Donna L DeShong 1933-2024

Donna retired from Letterkenny Army Depot after thirty-three years. She loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Craig E Koons 1960-2024

Craig worked with his father at Koons AI in Waynesboro, as a livestock breeder for many years and was part owner of the company for the past 25 years.

Jack G “Digger” Mellott 1926-2024

Jack was a United States Navy Veteran serving at Pearl Harbor, Okinawa, Guam, and Nagasaki during WWII. Jack enjoyed working outside and maintaining his home and property.

David M Lawver 1970-2024

Dave was a member of the Foursquare Church in Gettysburg, PA. He was employed at Shadowfax in York since 1990.

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