John E. Myers
December 06, 1937 ‒ April 10, 2016
John E. Myers of Galion was always there to help his family and neighbors. He could fix or repair just about anything. John passed away Sunday morning, April 10, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus at the age of 78.
He was born December 6, 1937 in Galion and was the son of Floyd and Helen (Unterwagner) Myers.
John was a member of the last class at the former St. Patrick Catholic School in Galion. He graduated from Galion High School in 1955. John worked for the former North Electric, Galion Peabody and retired from O.E. Meyer in Galion. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galion, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus St. Francis Council 1234 and Faithful Navigator of Pope John the 23rd. John was very handy person and will be missed by his family, friends and neighbors.
John is survived by his wife of 56 years, Winifred (Scanlon) Myers whom he married on October 8, 1960. He is also survived by children Beth Myers of Lexington, Joe Myers of Hilliard and Mike (Jana) Myers of Zionsville, Indiana; four grandchildren Ryan Benton, Abigail, Rachel and Paige Myers; sister-in-law Judy Myers of Lima; nephew Chris Myers and niece Kathy Boyer.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother Jim Myers.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 15, 2016 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833. Rosary will be recited Friday at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 16 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 135 North Liberty St. Galion with Father John Miller as Celebrant. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church or St. Joseph Catholic School in care of the funeral home.
Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of John Myers, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.