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Harold Riley Byers

 

December 2, 2019



Harold Riley Byers, of Brevard, departed this earthly life on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. He celebrated 92 wonderful years of life.

Born in Clay County, N.C., June 2, 1927, he served his country during World War II patrolling the autobahn in Germany. He moved to Brevard to work for Olin Manufacturing as a paper foreman. He retired in 1981 at age 55.

He owned and operated The Orchard House, an apple orchard in Little River that offered “pick your own” apples for people in the community. He was also known for his perfectly manicured lawns, and the ability to grow beautiful flowers, especi...



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