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Service Details

Visitation:

Monday, October 23, 2017
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines

Service:

Monday, October 23, 2017
5:00 pm
No Formal Services

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Disposition:

Cremation Following Services
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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Michael R. Byers

Michael R. Byers, 62, passed away from injuries sustained in a tragic accident Wednesday, October 11, 2017.

Michael was born November 10, 1954. He was an employee of Pepsi Cola for 20 years and was currently a truck driver for Ruan. Michael loved his Harley, hobby stock car racing and was a crewman for many years. He also enjoyed mushroom hunting, deer hunting, camping and spending time with his family.

Michael is survived by his loving wife, Diane; children, Jonas, Malina, Shawna, Shane and Michael; grandchildren, Trinity, Dominic, Chyanne and Chance; great-grandson, Kyler; his parents, Robert and Ramona Byers; sisters, Mary (Steve), and Karen; three brothers, Larry (Caren), Jerry (Penny), and Brian (Melissa); many in-laws, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, October 23, 2017 at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Michael.

Condolences may be expressed at:
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com