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George W. Myers, Jr., age 64, of Batesville, Miss., formerly of Alabama, passed away Oct. 12, 2017. at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Miss.
Funeral services for Mr. Myers were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home in Batesville, Rev. Kevin Crofford officiating. The family received friends at 12 noon at the funeral home, prior to services. Interment with military honors was at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, in Cullman City Cemetery.
George was born Oct. 14, 1952, to (the late) George W. Myers Sr. and Edith Griffith Langley in Selma, Ala. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force and went on to retire from the Mississippi Army National Guard. George was a retired engineer for Hoerbiger in Auburn, Ala. He attended Sardis Lake Baptist Church. George enjoyed anything outside - hunting, fishing and golf were some of his favorite hobbies.
Those he leaves behind to cherish his precious memory include his loving wife, Ruby Hunter Myers of Batesville; his children, Georganna Myers Shirley (Hunter) of Southaven, Miss., and Jason David Myers of Batesville; his sister, Mary Ellen Myers Keim (Dan) of Columbus, Ga.; his brother, James William Myers (Susie) of Chantilly, Va.; and two grandchildren, Chyanne and Julianna Myers.
In addition to his father, George was preceded in death by one uncle, David Griffith; his other father, Hubert Langley; and his mother, Edith Griffith Langley.
Memorials in George's honor may be made to the Masons Lodge No. 421, c/o Billy Mitchell, 919 Denson Ave. SW., Cullman, AL 35055.
Published on October 16, 2017
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