Sky Scene 05

Byron Michael Courtney

July 25, 1949 ~ March 22, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Byron Courtney Obituary

Byron Michael “B” Courtney, age 74, of Newburgh, IN, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, March 22, 2024, at St. Vincent Hospital – Evansville.

Byron was born July 25, 1949, in St. Louis, MO, to the late Lawrence and Erma Jean (Hulsey) Courtney. He graduated from Bosse High School in 1967 and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from ISUE. He was a faithful member of Heritage Baptist Church for over 60 years where he served as a Deacon. Byron worked at RuVan Plastics, Inc. in Manufacturing and later in Sales before retiring in 2013. He enjoyed playing and watching softball, golf, and bowling, and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. Byron loved animals and also enjoyed playing Santa for the pets at the Vanderburgh Humane Society.

Byron is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Laura (Jaspar) Courtney; siblings, Roger Courtney, Joyce Clark (Mike), and Robin Courtney (Ginger); nieces and nephews who loved their Uncle B, Angela, Pamela, Melissa, and Brock; and many great nieces and nephews.  

Private Family Graveside Services will be held at Park Lawn Cemetery with Pastor Alan Jackson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Heritage Baptist Church at 1900 Lodge Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714.

The family would like to say a special thank you to the nurses and staff at St. Vincent Hospital for their compassionate care and a very special thank you to Jesse James, the Therapy Dog.

Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN, is handling the arrangements and is honored to serve the family of Byron Courtney. Condolences may be made to the family online at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Byron Michael Courtney, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Byron Michael Courtney?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Byron's memory.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Byron Michael Courtney

© 2024 Boone Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility