Jerry L. Myers, 65
EAST LIVERPOOL - Jerry L. Myers, of Glenmoor, passed away at 3:09 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. Jerry, who had fought a long and courageous battle with diabetes, was 65.
Born on March 3, 1947 in Grove City, Pa., he was the son of the late Ashley and Helen Varner Myers. A U.S. Army veteran, Jerry served his country in Vietnam. During the war, he served honorably and faithfully as crew chief on the UH-1B/C and AH-1G Aircraft while assigned to "A" Battery, 2nd Battalion (ARA) "Blue Max" 20th Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) during combat operations in the Republic of Vietnam from July 1968 to July 1969.
Jerry L. Myers
A graduate of Butler High School, he continued his education at the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics. He was a member of the Glenmoor Presbyterian Church, the Aerial Rocket Artillery Association and he enjoyed classic cars and motorcycles.
He worked as a mechanic for United Airlines for many years until his retirement in 2003.
Surviving him are two daughters, Adrienne Hall and her husband, Jason, of Hookstown, and Ava Sabol and her husband, David, of East Liverpool. There are four grandchildren, Madison and Michael Loy, and Braeden and Benjamin Hall.
In addition, he is survived by three brothers, Roger Myers, and his wife Joyce, Terry Myers, and his wife Cassie, and Randy Myers, and his wife Kitty, all of East Liverpool.
He will also be missed by his beloved Boston Terriers, Suzie and Maxi.
Friends may visit from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday afternoon and evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present. Rev. Dr. Vel Vais of the church will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The Tri-State Veterans Burial Group will conduct full military honors.
Following the service, family and friends will gather at the Glenmoor Presbyterian Church for fellowship.
Burial will take place at Greenlawn Burial Estates in Butler, Pa.
View Jerry's memorial website and send condolences to the family online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com