Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 9:00 am at the family residence with Bishop Joe Miller Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Keim Cemetery, Paint Township, Holmes County. Friends may call after 2 pm Saturday or anytime Sunday at the family home. Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton is handling the arrangements.
Rudy R. Byler, 79, of 1775 County Road 200, Dundee, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at his home following a 2 year battle with cancer.
He was born in Hartville on February 9, 1943 to the late John Freeman and Mary (Yoder) Byler and married Sarah Yoder on January 16, 1962. She died on October 2, 2020.
He had worked for Kidron Body for many years and was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
He is survived by children, Amos (Anna) Byler of Apple Creek, Daniel (Fannie) Byler of Fredericksburg, Junior (Anna) Byler of Dundee, Elmina (Daniel) Hershberger of Millersburg, Freeman (Iva) Byler of Millersburg and Mary Ann (Marion) Miller of the home; a brother, Lavern (Sylvia) Byler of Pennsylvania; 3 sisters, Catherine Burkholder of Indiana, Susie Yoder of Hartville, and Esther Bease of Massillon; a sister-in-law, Miriam (Alfred) Raber; 24 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Vernon Byler; infant sister, Sarah; brothers-in-law, Dan B. Yoder and Jake Burkholder; grandchildren, Allen and Laura Byler.
The family would like to thank Aultman Hospice and caretaker Katie (Melvin) Mast for their kind and compassionate care.