Joseph William Byerly, 72, Brazil, formerly of Macomb, Ill., passed away Nov. 23, 2011, at the Exceptional Living Center.
He was born Nov. 24, 1938, to Albert and Violetta (Adair) Byerly.
He was retired from Prairie Farms and had served with the National Guard.
He is survived by sons Todd Byerly, John Byerly and his wife Tracy, and Joel Byerly, sisters Bonnie Meisenheimer, Joannie Ford and Cathy Snow, and granddaughter Summer Byerly.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Carol Byerly.
Keeping with his wishes, there will be no services.
Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to DeBaun Funeral Homes and Crematory.
Online condolences may be offered at www.debaunfuneralhomes.com.