Reuben Wayne Blyther, 54, formerly of Ellerbe, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at the Methodist Hospital in Merriville, Ind. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, at St. Luke No. 1 Church in Ellerbe. Burial will follow at 12 p.m. on Jan. 22, in the Sandhills Veterans Cemetery in Fayetteville. McLendon Funeral Home of Ellerbe is assisting the family.