William W. “Bill” Myers
William W. “Bill” Myers, 62, of rural New London, died on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, at his home.
Visitation will begin after noon on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, at Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel, where the family will greet friends from 5 to 8 p.m., that evening. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at First United Methodist Church, of Mt. Pleasant, with Rev. Wayne Kamm officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Mt. Pleasant High School FFA Chapter or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Online condolences may be directed to www.olsonpowell.com.
Myers was born on May 31, 1954, in Mt. Pleasant, the son of Elvin E. and Anna Miller Myers. He attended Mt. Pleasant High School, graduating in 1972. On June 1, 1974, he married Deborah Ann Krier, who preceded him in death. On Sept. 5, 2009, he married Cynthia Marie Chaney at the Myer’s home, in New London.
He started his career early at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, but shortly after he began his construction career with Vic Calhoun and “Big” John Liechty. He would eventually start his own construction company in the early 1980s. He was also a farmer.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, caring for his guns, and spending time with his family and friends.
Myers is survived by his wife, Cindy; his mother, Anna Myers; four children, Chad (Amber) Myers, of Dover, Minn.; Tim (Brandy) Myers, of New London; Stephanie (Chris) Brown, of Burlington; and Crystal Mathias, of Mt. Pleasant; and nine grandchildren; and three siblings, Dick (Cheryl) Myers, of Salem; Howard Myers, of New London; and Sheryl (Mike) Dorn, of Mt. Pleasant.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Deborah; his father, Elvin Myers; and a brother, Mike Myers.