Richard A. Byars Jr., 65, of Bolingbrook, formerly of Forest Park died Jan. 15, 2012. He is survived by his wife Cecilia Nee (Anzelone), daughters Sherry, Susan, Heather (Martin) Fleege Batryn, sons William (Claire) Fleege, Bryan (Myrna) Fleege. He was the brother of Carol Byars Smith and Janet (Kirk) Oliver, son-in-Law of Josephine Anzelone and brother-in-law to many. He was grandfather of eight and uncle to many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, Richard requested that donations be made to Artistic Creative Technological Sprit-led Evangelism and Worship, (ACTS E&W, Inc.) at P.O. Box 1128 Bolingbrook, IL 60440.