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Marshall McKinley Myers, Sr., born on September 9, 1922 in San Antonio, Texas to Marshall M. Myers and Virgie Ella Barber went to be with the Lord on December 15, 2013 at the age of 91. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 68 years Betty Jo Myers; by his parents and by his brother Erwin Myers. He is survived by his daughter Cheryl M. (Robert) Evans; son Marshall M. Jr.(Linda) Myers; grandchildren Darren Jones, Troy Jones, Craig Jones, Christopher Myers and Tiffany Bolton; 10 great-grandchildren and a host of friends. Marshall graduated from Fox Tech High School in 1941 and enlisted in the United States Air Force October 20, 1942. He served 1 1/2 years as an Aviation Cadet training as a pilot. He was later honorably discharged after 3 1/2 years of service. He went to work for Southwestern Bell in 1946 and retired as a Special Service Tech after 36 years of service. He was also a volunteer Telephone Pioneer and was awarded many awards for his involvement in many other community service events. In 1959 he joined the Army Reserve and retired in 1982 with 23 years of service. He achieved the rank of Chief Warrant officer. Marshall served his country proudly in Vietnam and received the Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, American Theater Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. Marshall will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 5:00 P.M. ~ 8:00 P.M. at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South. The Funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home with interment to follow at Mission Burial Park South. The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Haney and the staff at SAMC and the staff at Christus Sister Mary Hospice for the love and care they showed to Mr. Myers. For personal acknowledgement you may sign the guestbook at www.missionparks.com in the obituary section.
Published in Express-News on Dec. 17, 2013
Mission Park Funeral Chapel - South
1700 SE Military Drive San Antonio, TX 78214