Lynda Carol Byard

September 13, 2020


Lynda Carol Byard, age 72, of Ashtabula, OH, died Sunday, September 13, 2020, at her daughter's home in Williamsfield, OH. She was born November 18, 1947, in Pine Grove, WV, a daughter of Allen Samuel Byard Sr. and Mary Martha Stackpole. She was a graduate of Magnolia High School in New Martinsville, WV. A resident of Ashtabula for the past 7 years, Lynda was self employed as an artist and made stained glass windows. She attended the Pine Grove Church of Christ. Lynda was a licensed scuba diver; and she enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandchildren and family. Lynda married William Thomas Forbes on January 1, 1979, and he preceded her in death on June 13, 1986. She is also preceded by her parents. She is survived by her daughter, Meri-Lynn (Scott) Dales of Williamsfield,OH; her 2 grandchildren, Joey Shreve and "Peggy" Anna Margaret Francis; her 4 great grandchildren, Jayden, Bella, Rayleigh, and Lyzak; her brother, Allen "Herc" Byard Jr. of Pine Grove, WV; sister, Lisa Byard Bridge of New Martinsville, WV; and brother, John Byard of West Virginia. A memorial service will be announced at a later time. Memorial contributions may be made to Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, PO Box 1450,Andover,OH 44003. Those wishing to share a fond memory or condolence may visit

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