George MyersNovember 21, 1918 ~ June 29, 2017 (age 98)
George Myers, longtime resident of Poland, OH passed away the evening of June 29th at the age of 98. George was born in Youngstown on Nov. 21st 1918, the son of Cloyd and Susannah (Davies) Myers.
George entered the Army on his birthday in 1941. He started in Fort Bragg with the Field Artillery Training Center then was sent to LaHarve, France. In 1946 he received a Direct commission as First Lt. Then he transferred to Retired Reserve in 1975.
George traveled extensively while working in his younger years and had friends all across the globe. When he retired he and his wife Dorothy began a tradition of taking a cruise every Christmas season. Dorothy passed away just before Christmas in the year 2000. George continued taking those annual cruises until 2016.
George was preceded in death by his sister, Margretta Stocker and her husband Albert Stocker of Tallmadge, OH and by a brother-in-law Warren Ferrell, Sr.
He leaves, to cherish his memory, his sister Grace Ferrell of Youngstown, OH, nephew Warren Ferrell, Jr of Youngstown and nieces Janet Ferrell of Austintown and Susan Ferrell of Glendale,Az.
It was long a sense of pride that his parents were one of the founding families of Pleasant Grove Church and that he was the first Eagle Scout from Pleasant Grove.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 2:00PM at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 119 Stadium Dr., Boardman.
Friends and family will be received from 1:30PM until the time of the service.
Arrangements are being handled by Davis-Becker Funeral Home, Boardman.
Condolences may be sent at www.beckerobits.com.