Charles Kenneth Byers of Norman, OK passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at home with his family at his side. He was born February 28, 1931 at his home near Gage, OK to Fred and Agnes (Crowder) Byers.
He joined the Navy in 1950 and served in California, Guam, Japan, and South Korea. In 1954 he married Dixie Lee Cook of Selman, OK. They had three sons Gary, Kenneth Dale, and Dean who we was very proud of. He worked for Boeing Aircraft in Wichita and later joined the Wichita Fire Department. He moved to OK in 1970 and worked Electrical Sales for a number of years until he began working for his son at State Wide Electric. He was a member of First Christian Church, and a member of several Masonic and Shrine organizations.
He was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Agnes Byers, and brothers Leroy, Donald and Richard Forest Byers. Charles is survived by wife Dixie, sons Gary, Kenneth Dale and Dean Byers, sister Ruby Hughes, his grandchildren Carly, Wade, Joe, Shelly Byers, Brant and Derek Elmore, Karri and Logan, Jacob and Samantha Byers and great grandchildren Chloe and Aiden England, Alexander, Katie, Jorjia and Jacobi Elmor, A.J. and Ruth Shcolnik and Kenneth Byers and numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins, and all other members of the family and friends.
A visitation will be held Monday January 8th from 4pm until 8pm at Havenbrook Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2:00PM Tuesday January 9th at Havenbrook Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be 1:00pm Wednesday January 10th at Gage Memorial Cemetery in Gage, OK.