George William Myers, 76, of Mesa Arizona passed away peacefully at his home, Saturday, August 20, 2016 surrounded by his family. George fought a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer for the last 18 months. He was born March 19, 1940 to Cecil and Bernice Myers in Huntington, Indiana. George married Donna Jean Earlywine May 2, 1959 and was later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple June 15, 1971. George served his country in the United States Air Force. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served in many callings including that of Bishop of the Huntington Ward from 1983-1987. George worked most of his life for Triad-Utrad/Litton Industries in Huntington, Indiana. After George retired, he and Donna served an LDS Mission in Knoxville, Tennessee.
George is survived by his wife Donna and their five children: Ronald Myers, Renee Emmons, Dr. Rochelle Myers, Rita Myers, Ryan (Lisa) Myers, eight grandchildren: Michele, Marisa, Megan, Seth, Quentin, Quianna, Ariana, Milan, five great-grandchildren: Tori, Tavis, Takara, Keegan, Cadence, and two brothers: Jim Myers and Jon Myers. He is preceded in death by his parents Cecil and Bernice, his son Randall Myers, and a sister Sherry Huffman.
There will be a viewing on Friday August 26, 2016 from 6-8pm at the Bunker Family Funeral Home – 3529 E. University Drive Mesa, Arizona. Funeral services will take place Saturday August 27, 2016 at 2pm with a viewing prior to the service from 12:30-1:30pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints chapel – 825 S. 32nd Street Mesa, Arizona. Burial will be on Monday August 29, 2016 at 11am in the National Memorial Cemetery – 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd. Phoenix, Arizona.