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Robert Neil Myers

February 8, 1943 ~ October 23, 2022 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Obituary

Major Robert Neil Myers affectionately known as (Bob) by his friends and (Papa) by his family, age 79, a resident of Prattville, Al, passed away peacefully on Sunday October 23rd, after his 10-year battle with cancer.

The family will visit with friends beginning at 10:00 am Saturday, October 29, 2022, proceeded immediately by a celebration of this amazing man’s life that will be held at 11:00 am at Trinity United Methodist Church in Prattville, Al with Dr. Ken Jackson officiating.

 

Bob proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for 29 and ½ years, of which 14 of those years were spent as a Non-Commissioned Officer and followed by 15 and ½ years as an Officer prior to his retirement.  Upon retiring from the Air-Force he spent the next 10 years employed and impacting so many others at Troy State University of Montgomery as an Assistant Registrar, Counselor and an Advanced Speech Professor.  Most recently he was a faithful and devoted member of Trinity United Methodist Church, serving in many different capacities. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend that will be deeply missed by all who knew him. 

 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Opal Myers and sister, Darlene Dawson.

 

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 61 years Mary Jo (Nana) Myers, his son Steve and his wife Shannon and their children, Chastity, Trish, and Michelle and their 6 great-grandchildren, his daughter Leslie (Sis) and her partner Melanie and their daughter Brittany and great-granddaughter Piper, his son Chris and his wife Katrina and their children Avery, Owen and Jack and future daughter-in-law Lexi, and his brother Roger and his husband Doug, along with many dear friends.

 

 

In Loving Memory of Robert N. Myers

 

A Letter From Heaven

 

When each day starts without me,

And I’m not there to see,

If the sun shall rise and find your

eyes, filled with tears for me.

 

I wish so that you wouldn’t cry,

the way you did today,

While considering the many things,

we didn’t get to say.

 

I know the love you hold for me,

is as much as I love you,

Every time you think of me,

I know you’ll miss me too.

 

When each day starts without me,

know that we’re not far apart,

for all the times you think of me,

I’ll be right there in your heart.

 

By: M.L. Wichryk

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