Martin Luther “Luke” Byers, Jr., 86, Huntingburg

Martin Luther “Luke” Byers, Jr., 86, of Huntingburg, died Thursday (April 27) at North Park Nursing Center in Evansville. He was born in Huntingburg September 4, 1930, to Martin Luther Byers, Sr. and Verga (Wood) Byers.

Martin was a driver for UPS, a member of Huntingburg VFW Post #2366 and Jasper Legion, and played in the Holland semi-pro baseball league.

He is survived by two daughters, Shari (James) Case and husband James, and Christi Byers, all of Evansville; one son, Luke Alan (SeeBee) Byers and wife SeeBee, San Jose, California; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Delores Byers.

There will be no public visitation. A private graveside service was held on Friday at Fairmount Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by the VFW 2366 memorial detail.  Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at

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