Archive for Thursday, November 2, 2006

Charles A. Myers

November 2, 2006

Charles A. Myers
1917-2006

Services for Charles A. Myers, 89, Topeka, were Monday, Oct. 30, at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Ottawa. Burial was in Union Cemetery near Centropolis.

Mr. Myers died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at his home.

He was born April 19, 1917, near Centropolis, the son of Charles A. Myers Sr. and Pearl Allen Myers. He grew up and attended schools in Franklin County. He lived in Topeka since 1995

Mr. Myers worked as a supervisor for Sunflower Ordnance Depot in De Soto and later owned and operated a Quality Oil service station in Florence. He returned to work at the Sunflower Ordnance Depot from 1967 until he retired in 1982. He was a member of Centropolis Christian Church and a 50-year member of the Mason in Colony.

He married Elma "Dee" Shipps on March 21, 1936, in Harrisonville, Mo. She survives of the home.

Survivors include a son, Don Myers, Wichita; two daughters, Marilyn Neuenswander, Lawrence, and Nancy Caudell, Hillsboro; two sisters, Doris Churchbaugh, Baldwin City, and Adeline Watts, Centropolis; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Four brothers, Howard Myers, Claude Myers, George Myers and Fred Myers, died earlier.

The family suggests memorials to Midland Hospice, sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa 66067.

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