Byron G. Guyer

May 24, 1939 – Jan. 16, 2020


Byron G. Guyer, 80, Hollidaysburg, passed away unexpectedly Thursday at his residence.

He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late George and Minnie (Amick) Guyer. He married Ruth E. Parsons on Feb. 16, 1963.

Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Lori Ann Guyer, who resides at home; two sisters: Mary Elizabeth (Robert) Cramer and Ardith (Allen) Wiedemann, all of Duncansville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jay Guyer.

Byron was a 1957 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School and a U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard veteran. He retired as a salesman from Valley Tire and had previously worked at Automotive Supply Co.

He had attended Grace Family Bible Church. He was a member of various antique tractor clubs and had previously been a member of the Paso Fino Horse Association.

Byron enjoyed collecting and restoring tractors and especially enjoyed the family farm.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Grace Family Bible Church, 2243 Mill Road, Duncansville, and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the church, Pastor James Zaebst officiating. Committal will be held at Alto-Reste Park. Arrangements are by E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home Inc., 2309 Broad Ave., Altoona.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made in Bryon’s memory to Grace Family Bible Church, 2243 Mill Road, Duncansville PA 16635.