GARFIELD - Theodore 'Ted' E. Byrum of Kimberling City, Missouri, son of Ted H. and Edna (Nuss) Byrum, was born June 30, 1946, in Dodge City, Kansas and departed this life on April 22, 2018, at the age of 71.

Theodore 'Ted' E. Byrum
GARFIELD - Theodore 'Ted' E. Byrum of Kimberling City, Missouri, son of Ted H. and Edna (Nuss) Byrum, was born June 30, 1946, in Dodge City, Kansas and departed this life on April 22, 2018, at the age of 71.
Ted had been a resident of the area for 10 years, moving here from Lewis Ks. He was a resident of the Garfield and Lewis, Kansas communities for over 61 years. Postmaster for the U.S. Mail and worked for the mail service for 25 years. He spent many years in the oil fields and proudly served in the United States Navy. He was a former member of the Garfield Lutheran Church of Garfield, Kansas and after moving to Missouri he became a member of Peace Lutheran Church of Hollister, Missouri. He was a member of the Garfield American Legion and VVA 913 of Branson, Mo.
Ted was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include: his wife, Carla (Byer) Byrum of Kimberling City, MO; daughter, Angela Metzger and husband Nathan of Hollister, MO; son, Matthew Byrum and wife Nicole of Plato, MO: two brothers, Alvin A. Byrum and wife Gloria of Columbia, MD, and Gary Byrum and wife Rose of Las Cruces, NM; sister, Julia Lee and husband Ben of Wichita,KS; grandchildren, Glenn Metzger and Maura Metzger and a host of other family members and friends.
Previous Celebration of Life was Held for Ted on April 28,2018, in Kimberling City, MO.
His Celebration of Life in Kansas will be held Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the Garfield Lutheran Church, Garfield, Kansas with Nancy Mitchell PMA.
Memorials may be sent to the Garfield Lutheran Church.