MYERS, John I, 99, of Wheeling, WV., died Tuesday, February 5, 2013, in Liza's Place, Wheeling.
He was born January 5, 1914, in Wheeling, WV., the son of the late Charles Ford and Mary Barbara Heilmeier Myers.
Mr. Myers was a retired employee for the former Blaw Knox Foundry, Wheeling and a Christian by faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, of 58 years, Blanche Mae Nicholson Myers in 1997; and a granddaughter, Vicki Marie Myers.
Surviving are four children, John C. Myers and his wife, Alice, Steve R. Myers and his wife, Carol, Bina M. Myers and Rich Geary all of Wheeling, WV., and Dave W. Myers and his wife, Sandi of Inverness, FL; a sister, Charlotte Crow of Warwood WV; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and his cat, Jack.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2013, at the Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling (304-232-2732) where service will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Margie Carr officiating.
Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to Liza's Place 308 Mt. St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, WV 26003 or to Marshall County Animal Rescue League, P.O. Box 13, Glen Dale, WV 26038.
Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral. com.