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Dale Byers, Pastor and Author

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich.—Dale Byers, a pastor and Regular Baptist Press author, died Jan. 26. He was 84.

Dale (MRE, Grand Rapids Baptist Theological Seminary) was pastor of Gray Road Baptist Church in Indianapolis; Bethel Baptist Church, South Haven, Michigan; First Baptist Church, Cass City, Michigan; and Riley Creek Baptist Church, Bluffton, Ohio.

He also served as church relations director of Shepherds Ministries, Union Grove, Wisconsin; a chaplain at Lighthouse Neurological Rehabilitation Center, Caro, Michigan; and an interim pastor with Interpas Ministries of Grand Rapids.

As someone who enjoyed teaching God’s Word and writing, Dale was the author of three books, including Suicide: How God Sustained a Family, published by Regular Baptist Press. He also wrote a weekly newsletter called Someone Cares.

Although retired from ministry, Dale continued ministering to those around him, especially to those who were hurting or in need.

He was preceded in death by a son, Kerry.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty; four children, Kevin, Scott, Paul, and John; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.