Joan Byars

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family, at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, on Thursday morning, June 15th, 2017. Joan Doreen Byars (nee Robson), of Owen Sound, at the age of 74 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Warren Byars (2009). Loving mother of Randy Byars (Judy) and Teresa Schmitz (Jeff), both of Owen Sound and very proud mom of her cat, Penny. Proud grandmother of Daniel, Matthew, Lauren, Carleen, Bailey, Zoe. Dear sister-in-law of Bev Robson, of Hamilton and Margaret Wilson (Roy), of London. Predeceased by her parents, Fred and Verna Robson; her granddaughter, Sarah Byars; her brother, Ron Robson. 

Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Monday from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Joan Byars will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Mr. Tom Riley officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to G.R.A.C.E. (Georgian Riding Association for Challenged Equestrians) as an expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at