Husband and Father Allen Byers, Worked at Pittsfield Products, Ford Motor Company and Dexter Axle


Allen D. Byers, 84 years, of Hamilton, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2023, at the Laurels of DeKalb, Butler, Indiana, with his family at his side. 

Allen was born December 21, 1938, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the son of the late George H. and M. Irene (Monroe) Byers. He was a graduate of Ann Arbor High School. He married Deborah Jean Fry on May 3, 2002, and she survives. 

Allen worked in Quality Control for the Crotty Corporation, Hamilton, retiring in 2004. Prior to this, he had worked for Pittsfield Products, Ford Motor Company and Dexter Axle all in Michigan. He enjoyed trains, N-Scale Model trains and boating and living on the lake.

Surviving is his wife, Deborah of Hamilton; two children, Trixie Potts of Saline, Michigan and James (Sarah) Byers of Coldwater, Michigan; three stepchildren, Jeremy (Rhonda) Jackson, of Hamilton, Indiana, Sandra (Brad) Parks, of Hamilton, Indiana, and Andrew (Valerie) Jackson, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; four grandchildren, Nick Potts, Krystal Byers, Nathaniel Byers and Haleigh Caryer; three great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren, Drake Jackson, Daman Resor, Braxton Easton, Cayden Gillen, Riyan Jackson, Antalya Jackson and Lucas Jackson; nine step great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Kay Byers of Irving, Texas and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Loren Byers; one sister, Janet Loader and one brother-in-law, Jerry Loader.

To honor Allen’s request, there will be no visitation or services. Arrangements are under the care of Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 3985 East Church Street, Hamilton, Indiana 46742.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to be made to Hamilton Lake Association, P.O. box 515, Hamilton, Indiana, 46742.

Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guest book may be signed at

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