Bill William G. Myers, 57, of Washington, W.Va., passed away Nov. 29, 2012, at Camden Clark Medical Center, St. Joseph's Campus, following a brief illness.
He was born Feb. 23, 1955, in Parkersburg, W.Va., a son of the late William P. "Bill" and Theta D. Hopkins Myers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Neal "Rod" Myers.
Bill was a 1973 graduate of Parkersburg High School, and was also a U.S. Air Force veteran. He had just retired from DuPont Washington Works in June 2011, as an industrial electrician with 22 years of service. He was a member of Operating Engineers Local 132, Wood County Emergency Services, Lubeck Volunteer Fire Department and just recently, the Rolling Oldies Car Club. His most enjoyment came from his granddaughter, Lillian, who was the light of his life.
Surviving is his wife, Melinda K. Bunner Myers; his daughter, Sarah Myers and fiance, Preston Sprouse, of Mineral Wells, W.Va.; his granddaughter, Lillian G. Myers, also of Mineral Wells, W.Va.; two nephews, Josh and Luke Myers of Waverly, W.Va.; his sister-in-law, Denise Myers, also of Waverly, W.Va.; his former spouse and friend, Lee Myers of Parkersburg, W.Va.; his three dear friends who he considered his brothers, Jeff Hamric (Linda), Steve Scholl (Suzi) and Mike Shook (Kelly); and a host of other friends.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home Family Center, 2333 Pike St., south Parkersburg, where there will be food and fellowship, followed by a balloon release tribute at 8 p.m. by Bill's granddaughter, Lillian.
At Bill's request, casual attire would be appreciated.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Lubeck Volunteer Fire Department in memory of Bill.
To share condolences with the Myers family please visit www.lamberttatman.com