DEERFIELD, Ohio – Richard “Dick” E. Myers, 76 of Deerfield passed away at University Hospital in Ravenna on Wednesday November 30, 2016.
Dick was born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 20, 1940 the son of the late Everett and Mabel (Guise) Myers.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked at Ravenna Arsenal and T & W Forge until his retirement and then worked as a custodian at the Atwater Town Hall.
Mr. Myers was a member of Truth Baptist Church in Atwater.
He was also a member of the Charity Masonic Lodge #530; enjoyed working on cars attending car shows, drag racing and tractor pulls but most important to him was spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Helen (White) Myers whom he married on February 14, 1965. Two daughters, Sheila (Mark) Herold of Sebring and Lisa Myers of Deerfield; three grandchildren, Lucas Herold, Richard M. Myers and Hannah Herold and a great-granddaughter, Allianna Myers. He is also survived by a brother, Mervin (Becky) Myers; three sisters, Helen (Jim) Hockley, Ruth L. Beam and Linda (Mike) Moose all of Pennsylvania and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will take place on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Roy Teague officiating.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home from 12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Burial will take place in Deerfield Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Salem Honor Guard.
Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, Sebring, OH (330) 938-2526.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, December 6 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.