Walter Alexander Byram

Walter A. Byram, 85, of Craigsville, Virginia, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Augusta Health in Fishersville.
He was born January 1, 1929 in Rockbridge County, Virginia, the son of the late William Edward and Mary Ethyl Puckett Byram. He was married to Reba D. Byram for 36 years who preceded him in death on June 28, 2010. He was retired from Mercers Plastics in Florida where he served as the Union Representative. He was a member of the Valley Independent Baptist Church and enjoyed attending several other churches in the community.
Walter is survived by a son, Gorden Byram &wife Zulayma of Oviedo Florida; a daughter Paula Byram of Fayettville, Georgia; two brothers, Richard Byram and Garner Byram both of Craigsville; two granddaughters Christina N. Byram and Sara Byram; and several nieces & nephews. In addition to his wife, Walter was preceded in death by five brother and six sisters.
A funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Peoples Baptist Church on Route 42 in Craigsville with Pastor Claude Williams and Reverend Linwood Wilkes officiating. Burial will be in the Lebanon Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Craigsville. Pallbearers will be Jeff Byram, Larry Byram, Clarence Byram, Phillip Byram, Billy Reed and Richard Fox.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Craigsville Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Lebanon Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund.
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