Gary Eugene Myers, 77, of Clay City, passed away at his home, December 2, 2015 following an extended illness.
He was born October 20, 1938, in Indianapolis, Indiana the son of Paul and Eva (Easton) Myers. Gary served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Gary married Marvin “Marty” Jane Ann Myers April 14, 1963. As a civilian Gary worked as a truck driver for nearly 60 years and was widely known as the “Hobby Trucker” or “H.T.”. In his younger years he enjoyed hunting, horseback riding and CB Radio’s.
Gary was a member of the Free Methodist Church in Clay City and a former member of the Spencer VFW.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Eva Myers; step-father: James Baker his wife Marvin “Marty” Jane Ann Myers; a son Philip Myers; a grandson Kaleb Clint Myers a grand-daughter Kayla Lynn Myers; a sister: Paula Jines.
He leaves behind a daughter Shannon Myers Wilson of Ellettsville, Indiana; two sons: Joseph “Joe” Myers and fiancé Denise Turner of Terre Haute, Indiana and Grady Myers and wife Amanda of Lafayette, Louisiana; grandchildren: Ashleigh Myers and fiance Byron Sanders, Jayda Reed, Sabrina Baumgartner, Harley Stierwalt, Kevin Myers, Whitney Myers, Grayson Myers, Dylan Aucoin and Austyn Aucoin; great-grandchildren: Grant Booe, Lynlee Sanders, Bently Sebade, Cooper Sebade, Peyton Myers, and Harper Myers; brothers and sisters: David Myers and wife Tarrie from Ironton, Missouri, Diana Daniels and husband Ed of Mesa, Arizona, Mike Myers and wife Mary of Martinsville, Indiana, Mary Lou Stricker and husband Bill of Martinsville, Indiana as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family members and dear friends.
Visitation will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, 301 East Eighth Street Clay City, Indiana, 47841, Sunday, December 6, 2015 from 3-8pm. Services will be at the funeral home, Monday, at 11:00am with Pastor Ted Malone officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, in Clay City. Visit www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.