PASSING OF LONGTIME CANTON ROTARIAN ROBERT E. MYERS

Posted by Rick Taylor on Sep 10, 2018
ROBERT E. MYERS ObituaryLongtime Canton Rotarian Robert E. Myers passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Bob had been a member of the Rotary Club of Canton for 29 years. Bob was a Paul Harris Fellow.
 
Robert E. Myers

84, of Canton, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at The Lodge at New Dawn. He was born in Cleveland on June 3, 1934 to the late Robert Eugene and Katherine Myers-Eichhorn and was a graduate of Shaw High School. Robert was a Major in The Salvation Army, where he served for 64 years. He played tuba in The Salvation Army Brass Band and was a Chaplain at The Salvation Army Ladore Senior Lodge in Waymart, PA. Robert was a member of the Rotary Club of Canton and was an amateur artist, enjoying chalk and oil painting. He had a wonderful sense of humor and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Myers. Robert leaves his wife Katherine Myers, whom he married in 2009; two sons: Robert (Elizabeth) Myers Jr and Bernard Myers; stepchildren: Lenore Turner, Jonathan Wood and Stephen Wood; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and five brothers: David, John, William, Alan and Kevin Myers.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 1pm at The Salvation Army, 420 Market Ave. S. in Canton. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 6-8pm and one hour prior to the service from 12-1pm on Thursday all at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made, in his name, to The Salvation Army Canton, Ohio.. Please visit www.reedfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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Published in The Repository on Sept. 10, 2018