Nicky N. Byers

Friday, December 18, 2009

Nicky N. Byers, 72, of Bainbridge died Friday, Dec. 17, 2009 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville.

Born July 14, 1937 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Morris and Juanita Ames Byers. He graduated from Danville High School in 1955 and married Mildred Lambert on Dec. 2, 1955 and she survives.

Mr. Byers was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Moose Lodge. He worked as a radio technician for Conrail for 20 years, retiring in 1995.

Survivors include his wife, sons Nicky Byers Jr., Bruce Byers, James "Jim" Byers, Clifford "Jake" Byers and Robert "Robby" Byers; daughter Crystal Strotman and husband Mike; brothers Morris and Donald Byers; sisters Bonnie Tramell and Brenda Smith; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Friends may call from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday in Baker Funeral Home in Danville. Private burial will be held.

Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 208 S. LaSalle, Ste. 900, Chicago, IL 60604-1197. Online condolences may be made at