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William Ed Myers Sr.

Born: 10/02/1940 Died: 01/15/2009 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: Veteran

William Ed Myers Sr., 68, of Wright City passed away January 15, 2009, in his home. He was born on October 2, 1940, at Rufe to Edgar and Pearline Myers. William married Quay Gibson on June 19, 1961, in Hugo. He was a member of the St. John Presbyterian Church in Rufe. He retired from Dierks Lumber Company and Weyerhaeuser after 39 years of service. He served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard. He enjoyed traveling to various states for church meetings, fishing, camping activities and giving rides in his boat. He also loved spending time with family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Johnny L. Myers Sr., Gilbert H. Myers, and infant brother, Gordon Myers; baby sister, Kathy L. Myers; and son, Baby Boy Myers. William is survived by his wife; aunt, Ella F. Dorsey of Choctaw; four sons, Orlando S. Gibson and Audie D. Gibson, both of Wright City, William Myers Jr. of Milburn and Dorsey B Myers of Helena; two daughters, Greta M. Myers of Hugo and Dawn R. Walls of Idabel; 18 grandchildren; 11 grandchildren; one niece and several nephews and a host of friends.