Lebanon Reporter

Obituaries

April 19, 2014

Richard T. "Rick" Byrkett

Richard T. “Rick” Byrkett, 52, of Seymour, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, surrounded by family.

Born Jan. 21, 1962, in Lebanon, he was the son of LaDonne (Campbell) Woodrum and James Byrkett. He married his high school sweetheart, Dana Wethington, on March 12, 1983, and they cherished the 31 years they shared together.

Rick was a graduate of Lebanon High School. He worked various positions at Cummins in Columbus and Seymour for 15 years, finally as global parts return operations manager.

He valued higher education and was grateful that he was able to pursue and obtain his Bachelor of Science degree (earning distinction Cum Laude) in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2009.

He also enjoyed travel, golf, fishing, cards, racing, outdoors and simple times socializing with family and friends. He was a member of the Moose and Eagles Lodges.

Besides his wife Dana and his parents, he is also survived by a daughter and son, Brooke and Eric Byrkett of Seymour; three grandchildren, Briley Barker, Chase Vogel and Jaylee Burkhart; a sister, Rene Sharkey; and two brothers, Randy Byrkett and Ryon Woodrum.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Voss Chapel, 316 N. Chestnut St., Seymour. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel, with Rev. Lewis Wright officiating. Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery, Seymour.

Memorials may be written through the funeral home to Phi Beta Psi Cancer Research.

Condolences may be sent to the family through Voss Funeral Service email at obits@vossfuneralservice.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries

Featured items
Click below to browse and order photos


Photos from June 2014

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide