Harley T. Beyers, 93 of Oconee, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 in his home. He was born November 12, 1927 in rural Pana, son of the late Wilfred Cyril “Doc” & Marguerite (Adams) Beyers. Harley married Gertrude Holthaus on December 2, 1950 in Sacred Heart Church, Oconee and she survives in Oconee and they had just celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.
In addition to his wife, Harley is survived by his children: Thomas (Judy) Beyers, Odin, Ill.; Steve (Denise) Beyers, Oconee, Ill.; Denny (Jodi) Beyers, Pana, Ill.; Larry (Sandy) Beyers, Oconee, Ill.; Annette Sims, Oconee, Ill.; Al (Brenda) Beyers, Chatham, Ill.; Dan (Jolene) Beyers, Rosamond, Ill.; Duane (Rebecca) Beyers, Pana, Ill.; Eric (Dawn) Beyers, Owaneco, Ill.; 34 grandchildren; 75 great grandchildren and 7 siblings. In addition to his parents Harley was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Randy Sims; infant grandson, Dominic Beyers and 4 siblings. Private family services for Harley will be held at a later date. McCracken-Dean Funeral Home is assisting the family. www.mdfh.com