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Keith L. Byers

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Keith L. Byers
Bettendorf, Iowa
Died on Friday, December 15th, 2017

4:00 to 6:00 pm Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
Weerts Funeral Home
Keith L. Byers, age 81, of Bettendorf, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf on what would have been he and his wife’s 55th wedding anniversary.
A memorial gathering will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly and Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial to be established in his name.
Keith was born on May 29, 1936 in Fairfield, IA, to Ellis and Florence (Crable) Byers. On December 15, 1962, he was united in marriage to Marian “Mickey” Turpin in Monmouth, IL. Keith and his wife managed the Lindsay Park Yacht Club for over 40 years. Keith later worked for Straight Shot Express for over 10 years until his retirement.
Keith enjoyed playing cards with the boys, but looked forward to his Saturday dates with Mickey going to the casino and their favorite spots along the way. Keith enjoyed his family and always had a smile for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughters, Michelle (Camron) Dragoo of Bettendorf, and Barb (Jerry) Droz of Fairfield, IA; sons, Mike (Tracey) Byers of Silvis, Steve (Lori) Byers of Batavia, IA; and a step-son, John (Tammy) Roberts of Agency, IA; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; sister, Joyce Halverson of LaCrosse, WI; and a brother Dennis (Linda) Byers of Bradenton, FL.
In addition to his parents, Keith was preceded in death by his wife on February 18, 2016.

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