SAGOLA - Byron Lee Eldridge, 71, of Sagola, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain.
He was born Jan. 5, 1941, in Henderson, Mich., son of the late Frank and Goldie (Lepard) Eldridge. While living in Lower Michigan, Byron worked as an auto mechanic.
He moved to Sagola in 1999. He enjoyed visiting with his friends and working on the computer.
Byron is survived by a very special friend, Diane Lapham of Sagola; one brother, Charles Eldridge of Morrice, Mich.; and two sisters, Carol Haller of Owosso, Mich. and Josephine Butts, New Hampshire.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Effie Nidefski.
Private family visitation and services are being held.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Byron or leave a condolence for his family online at JacobsFuneralHomes.com
The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home Iron Mountain to honor Byron's Legacy of Life.