William Roger Byers


In Loving

William Roger Byers

July 27, 1955 – September 23, 2021

William Roger Byers, 66, of Bumpass, VA passed away September 23, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond, VA.

William was preceded in death by his parents, John W. and Mary Foster Byers; and his brother Edward Lee Byers.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Julie W. Byers; he is also survived by numerous family members and friends.

William joined the Masons in 1985 and was a member of Murray Lodge # 175 Fredericks Hall, Va. He served as Master of the Lodge for 13 years, and served as secretary of the Lodge for 11 years, beginning in 2004 – 2015. He was district Deputy Grand Master for the 10th Masonic District in 2015. William was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason with perfect attendance.

William was a Noble with the Ancient and Accepted Order of the Nobles of Mistic Shrine, Kena Temple, Manassas, VA and president of the Patriot Shrine Club for 7 years, 2015 – 2021.

William was retired from Dominion Energy at North Anna Nuclear Power Station after working there for approximately 40 years.

A visitation will be held 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, September 30, 2021 at the Byers Family Cemetery 454 Frederick Hall Road Bumpass, VA with a graveside service to follow at 11 with speaker Reno Cutright.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the Shriners Children’s Hospital.



  1. Robert and Zoe Stewart September 28, 2021 at 12:04 am - Reply

    Sorry for your Loss sending prayers to you and the family.

  2. Frank Errico September 28, 2021 at 2:53 pm - Reply

    Words cannot express my sorrow. WIllie was a great guy and will be missed by many. May he Rest in Peace.

  3. Shelby Chandler September 29, 2021 at 10:40 am - Reply

    My Brother, you are a kind and generous soul and you will be ever missed. May God’s grace be ever with you and your family.

  4. Janis Duerson September 29, 2021 at 11:13 am - Reply

    Julie, so truly sorry for your loss. William was such a sweet and kind person. Words cannot express how much he will be missed. I’m sure he and David will be together now and remembering the good days they spent together. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs to all ❤

  5. Judy Greene September 29, 2021 at 11:32 am - Reply

    Julie I am so sorry for your loss.I have thought of you a lot and my heart breaks for you.The past week has been a challenge for us all.Sending you hugs we will miss him.

  6. Robin Houff September 29, 2021 at 11:33 am - Reply

    I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Willie for many years . He was an awesome person, a true pleasure to be around, and just genuine person. My deepest sympathy to you all.

  7. Ron Houser September 29, 2021 at 1:28 pm - Reply

    I greatly enjoyed getting to know Brother Willie over the years. He was a kind, generous man. He is a man to be emulated. Rest In Peace.

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  8. WILLIAM AND KATHY McNair September 29, 2021 at 3:40 pm - Reply

    Julie- Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Willie was a very special man and friend. May you find peace and solace in the memories of a life well-lived. Wiliiam & Kathy

  9. Mindy Gholson September 29, 2021 at 3:52 pm - Reply

    Julie, I’m so so sorry to hear about Willie!! Sending you a BIG hug!!!
    Love you!

  10. Lilly Mastin September 29, 2021 at 4:06 pm - Reply

    Julie and family,
    So sorry for your loss. May God Bless you all.

  11. Pam Fischer September 29, 2021 at 8:10 pm - Reply

    Please know that I’m lifting you & your family up in prayer. Love you.

  12. Tina Lesser September 30, 2021 at 12:48 am - Reply

    Julie, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss. Willie was a great man that adored you he will be missed. It is still hard to believe he is gone but he is not forgotten. May God comfort and heal your broken heart in the days ahead. I’m always here for you.

  13. Sue & Steve Bullock September 30, 2021 at 2:01 am - Reply

    Julie, we are so sorry for your loss. Steve & I enjoyed all our “dates” with you & Willie. He was such a thoughtful, sweet guy and a lot of fun to be around. Words cannot express how much we will miss him. We want you to know that Steve & I will always be here for you, for anything you need.
    Love you, Sue & Steve (& Max)

  14. Barbara Williams September 30, 2021 at 4:10 am - Reply

    So sorry for your loss . Prayers for family. Steve thought so much of Willie.

  15. Spencer Adkins September 30, 2021 at 6:20 pm - Reply


    I am truly devastated about this – Wille was an amazing friend and I will truly miss him!!

    Roberta and I send our prayers and love.

    Very very sorry.

  16. Bessie & James Weaver September 30, 2021 at 7:32 pm - Reply

    Julie, you are so much in my thoughts. You and Willie were an amazing couple and know he will surely be missed by so many.

  17. Susan Edinger October 1, 2021 at 5:34 am - Reply

    Sorry for your loss. Willie was a respected coworker and he always had a smile when you stopped to chat with him. Prayers for your comfort.

  18. JJ & Jean Atkins October 1, 2021 at 10:14 am - Reply

    Julie, so sorry to hear of Willie’s passing. He was a wonderful friend. You are in our thoughts and prayer’s. God Bless You.

  19. Janice Smith October 1, 2021 at 6:09 pm - Reply

    Hello Julie,

    Ronald and I are so sorry for your loss. We will really miss him. Sorry, we could not make the funeral.

    Love yah


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