Joe E. Byler, 81, of Burton, passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning, December 9th, 2020 at his home. He was born in Middlefield, OH on April 19th, 1939 to the late Eli J. and Lydia J. (Weaver) Byler. Joe later married Irene E. Troyer on December 8th, 1960. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church and also Bishop of the Burton Church District.
He will be missed by: his wife of 60 years, Irene; children, Eli (Esther) Byler, Esther (Mark) Kauffman, Marvin (Martha) Byler, Leroy (Catherine) Byler, Viola (John) Kauffman, Edna (Joey) Miller, Nelson (Ruth) Byler; 36 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Joe is preceded in death by: his parents, 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 7 brothers; and 6 sisters.
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 9:30 A.M., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11TH, 2020 AT 13985 CLARIDON TROY RD., BURTON, OH with Bishop Joseph D. Kurtz officiating. Pallbearers will be Marvin Yoder, Jacob Slabaugh, John Detweiler, and Allen Burkholder. Visitation will be anytime until the time of service. Joe's final resting place will be in Miller Cemetery, Huntsburg, OH.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joe E. Byler, please visit our floral store.