Larry W. Myers
Larry W. Myers, age 74, of Shelby, died Friday, October 21, 2016 at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
Larry was born February 8, 1942 in Shelby to the late Marlin W. and Gladys P. (McGinnis) Myers. He was a 1960 graduate of Shelby High School. Larry began his working career with Ohio Power, which later became AEP, from where he retired after 44 years of service. In addition to AEP, Larry was a proud 3rd generation lifelong farmer and was the owner of Myers Farms and a partner in Rolling Hills Farms, LLC. He loved everything to do with tractors, especially tractor pulls. Larry was also an avid NASCAR fan and lived for Sunday races. Over the years, he enjoyed traveling to see different races. Larry was a member of the Shelby Owls, Shelby Eagles, Shelby American Legion, and First Lutheran Church.
Larry is survived by his 3 children: Kimberly Hale of Circleville, Gary L. (Jodi) Myers of Shelby, Kelley (Josh) Pate of Chillicothe; 8 grandchildren: Brittany Hale, Breanne Hale, Brice Hale, Keira Myers, Shane Myers, Travis Myers, Corey (Ashley) Blankenship, Taylor Blankenship; 3 great grandchildren: Eilley Rose, Parker Cash, and Mason; a sister: Judy (Jacque) Hoover of Shelby; a brother: Dean (Gail) Myers of Shelby; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Family and friends are welcome on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 4-7 pm at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2 pm. Rev. Rus Yoak will officiate and burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Immediately following the graveside committal, all are invited to a barn party at the family farm, 2305 St. Rt. 96, Shelby. Memorial contributions may be made to OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, Neuro Science Department for recognition of the outstanding care provided to Larry and his family.
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