James L.”Skippy”Byington, 64, of Wills Point, Texas died November 6, 2011 in the Dallas, Texas VA Hospital.
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville/The family will receive friends at T.J. Beggs & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Madison on Thursday from 6-9 p.m.
He was a native of Live Oak, moving to Madison County in 1952. After serving in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Texas, he lived there until the time of his death.
He is survived by four sons, Darren Byington of Mansfield, Texas, Andy Byington of Clyde, Texas, Clayton Byington of New Port News, Va,. and Cameron Byington of Iraq; three brothers, Robert E. Byington of Valdosta, Ga,. and Roger K. Byington and Barney Byington, Jr. of Greenville; one sister, Bootsie Cone of Greenville; and six grandchildren.