Joseph Francis Byrne, 76, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

He was born on May 6, 1941 in Louisville, KY to the late Aelred A. and Geneva A. (Jones) Byrne. Joe was a 1959 graduate of St. Xavier High School and served 22½ years in the U.S. Army, retiring with the rank of First Sergeant. He served a tour in Vietnam and was stationed in Germany, Alaska and other locations across the United States during his career. His final post was for the Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion. Following his military career he worked as a supervisor for Martin Marietta. Joe enjoyed spending time with his family, friends and basset hound, Rufus.

Joe is survived by his children, Sharon Byrne, Brian (Angie West) Byrne; grandchildren, Keli and Nikki; and siblings, Dianne Byrne, James Byrne. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Sheila Byrne; and wife, Donna (Brant) Byrne.

Funeral services are currently pending with Flanner Buchanan - Washington Park East.  Please check back soon for updated information.