GLEN ROSE - Bill Byers, 85, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

A funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Wiley Funeral Home. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Springtown Cemetery in Springtown.

Visitation will be held prior to the funeral, beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wiley Funeral Home.

Bill was born Oct. 31, 1927, in Springtown, to Frank and Madeline Lindsey Byers. He married Edwina Russie, March 8, 1947, in Cleburne. Bill served in the U.S. Navy. He owned and operated Bill Byers Body Works in Weatherford. He also managed several body shops in Fort Worth including Earl Hughes Nissan and Dub Shaw Ford.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of almost 66 years, Edwina Byers; children, Diana Smith, Joanna Hall and husband, Gary; grandchildren, April Leppla and husband, Matt, Lindsey Hall, Michael Hall; brother, Jim Byers and wife, Temple; nephews, Kelly Byers and J. Frank Byers.