BRAMWELL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS '48

IN MEMORY OF: WILLIAM "BILL" ANDERSON MYERS

Photograph from the BHS Class '48 forty fifth reunion on July 6, 1993.

DUHRING, WV:

William Anderson "Bill" Myers, 70, died Friday April 28, 2000 at Princeton Community Hospital. Born Jan. 2, 1930 in Bramwell, he was a son of Ruby Blevins Murawski of Baltimore, Md., and the late John Thomas Myers. He was a 1948 graduate of Bramwell High School and served in the United States Army during World War IL

He was UMWA coal miner, as well as a retired supervisor from Leckie Smokeless Coal Company in Greenbrier County and Ravenswood Aluminum in Ravenswood. He also owned and operated a small coal mine in Buchanan County, Va., and several small businesses in Mercer County, including Bill's Electric Shop. Following his retirement, he was involved in local and state politics.

He was a loving and devoted husband and father. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, John David Myers of Baltimore; father in law, Elliott P. Garrett of Duhring; and grandparents, Charlie A. and Sarah E. Myers, and the late William L. and Lana Belle Blevins. He is survived by his mother; his wife of 49 years, Nancy Catherine Myers of Duhring; two sons, William E. "Billy" Myers of Birmingham, Ala., and Edward G. Myers of Duhring; three daughters, Mrs. Alan F. (Pamela Fay) Krondon of River Road, Bramwell, Mrs. Wayland Steven (Catherine Ann) Gills of Duhring, and Mrs. Kenneth Joseph (Samantha) Perry of Duhring; mother in law, Mrs. Dorothy "Dot" Garrett of Duhring; a sister, Virginia Carolee Crosen of Roanoke, Va.; a brother, Hany Keith Myers of Baltimore; three grandsons, Rusty Krondon, Shawn Krondon and Jason Myers; two granddaughters, Jennifer Gills and April Myers; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, May 2, 2000, at 1 p.m. at Cravens Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell, with minister RB. Pickett officiating. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Bluewell. Pallbearers will be Charles Sizemore, Russell Burton, Ronnie Thomas, Donald C. Thomas, Bobby Helmandollar andAlan Dale.


"They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.”

- Laurence Binyon

 

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