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Mark Byall, age 69, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019, at 1:27 am in his home surrounded by his loving family. He graduated from Huntington Catholic High School in 1968 and attended Ball State University. He was a tower operator with the Erie Lackawana Railroad, worked at General Electric and International Harvester, and retired from Aviation Division of General Electric in Cincinnati in 2012. He was an avid fan of Notre Dame football, IU basketball, and St. Louis Cardinals baseball. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Mark was born May 30, 1950, in Roanoke, a son of the late Harry and Betty (Hine) Byall. In 1998 he married his beloved wife Connie Ellison and she survives in Fort Wayne. Also surviving are 2 daughters Beth (Tom) Charles of Columbia City and Vanessa Kidd of Fort Wayne, 5 grandchildren Deirrien, Corbin, Braylon, Taylor, Ashton, and 2 brothers Steve (Angie) Byall of Roanoke and Phil Byall of Fort Wayne. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Richard Byall.
Visitation will be held Monday, June 17 from 1-4 pm preceding the 4:00 pm service at Roanoke Memorial Chapel of Deal-Rice Funeral Homes, Roanoke, IN. Burial will be at a later date.
Preferred memorials are to Rescue Mission or Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home c/o Roanoke Memorial Chapel, 240 Crestwood Dr., Roanoke, IN 46783.