Bluefield Daily Telegraph
BLAND COUNTY, Va. —
He was born on May 22, 1932 in Bland County the son of the late Ellis and Jessie Myers. He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Nina Jane Saunders, Merrell Gaye Burton and Loretta Jean Welsh; three brothers, George Byron, Richard Lee and Daniel Anthony Myers; a grandson, EOD Tech Sergeant Phillip A. Myers. Rev. William Myers was a minister in the church for 55 years.
He is survived by a devoted wife of 62 years, Dessie Webb Myers born in McComas, WV; three sons, William Lavoy (Judy) Myers of Bumpass, Eddie Ray Myers of Prince George and Keith Glen (Nikki) Myers of Bland; five grandsons and one special granddaughter; eight great-grandchildren; God daughter, Miranda Cooper; two sisters, Julia (Wayne) Acors of Ladysmith, VA and Faye Burton of Bland; brothers, Robert “Bob” Myers of Bland and Raymond (Jane) Myers of Floyd; many more family members and friends and brothers and sisters in Christ.
Funeral services will be Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Bastian Church of God, Bastian with the Rev. Kenneth Poston, Rev. James Walker and Rev. Mike Honaker officiating. Burial in the Myers Cemetery, Bland. Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to World Missions, made in his memory, to the Church of God, P.O. Box
A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, Pearisburg, Va., is in charge of arrangements.