Mark Anthony Byers Sr.

Mark Anthony Byers Sr. of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2022.  Age 60, Mark was born to the late Eric and Lydia Byers of Saginaw, Michigan.  He was born on December 19, 1961, in Chicago, IL.


Mark was the 4th of 7 children. Growing up, Mark loved to sing with his siblings and parents, and in the Byers’ trio. He had a love for the King James Bible and knew the scriptures from a child. He was a wrestler at Bridgeport High School and a member of the Saginaw UPC choir as a young man. 


He enjoyed spending time at the lake, working on his truck, and having cookouts.  More than anything, Mark loved his children and grandchildren.


Mark could fix or build anything.  He was very mechanical; he did body and fender work for many years.  Mark also was a Kirby distributor for several years.  He was very talented and an engineer in many areas.


Surviving to cherish his memory are his children, Tara Byers, Trisha Proctor, Mark (Paige) Byers, Tony (Valerie) Carl, and Danielle Thomas; grandchildren, Laken Byers, Makana, Skylar II, Lukas and Elika Paulson, Lilee Byers, Autumn Proctor, Isaiah Byers, Myla Byers, Callen, Gabriel, and Lacy Thomas, Penelope and Melody Pendergast, and Antonio Ortiz; great grandson, Evan Straite; siblings Eric Byers, Kim (Dave) Kreilach, Lisa (Chris) Cortese, Elliott Byers, and Michelle (Ed) Fowler; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.


Mark was preceded in death by his son, Zachary Byers and brother, Darrell Byers.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, 2022 at the La Porte Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1480 Boyd Blvd, La Porte, Indiana with Pastor Lee Whitman officiating.


A time of visitation will be held from 4 - 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center and from 2 p.m. until the time of the service on Sunday at the church.  Cremation to follow the service.


Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Mark Byers, Jr., 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN  46350.


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