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MYERS, Robert, Sr. ROBERT C. "BOB" MYERS, SR. Robert C. "Bob" Myers, Sr. 76, of Jonesboro, GA, and formerly of Athens, TN passed away at Southern Regional Medical Center on Tuesday night, October 30, 2012. Mr. Myers was the son of the late A.H. and Claryse Davis Myers, and was born on July 21, 1936 in Athens, Tennessee. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife of forty-nine years, Jo Watson Myers. He was a graduate of the Tennessee Military Institute and Tennessee Wesleyan College. He worked in the paper industry for forty-five years. He was associated with Bowater Southern for 25 years in the paper making department and retired as Vice President and General Manager of Drytex Inc. of Jonesboro, GA. He was a member of Jonesboro First United Methodist Church in Jonesboro, Georgia. He was an avid fisherman and a sports fan of the Atlanta Falcons. He is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law; Robert C., Jr. and Elizabeth Myers of Rock Hill, SC, John and Wanda Myers of West Monroe, LA, Richard and Kim Myers of LaGrange, GA, and Steven and Tracy Myers of Woodstock, GA, and eight grandchildren. A graveside service will be conducted, 2:00 pm, Saturday, November 3, 2012 in Cedar Grove Cemetery with the Rev. George Freeman officiating. The family will receive friends at Smith Funeral & Cremation Services of Athens, TN, Saturday, from 11:30-1:30 pm prior to the service. Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. The family suggests in lieu of flowers you may give a gift of memory to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 ATTN: Memorial Dept.; or Jonesboro First United Methodist Church, 142 S. Main Street, Jonesboro, GA 30237. If you are unable to attend this service or visitation you may sign the guest register at www.smithfuneral &cremationservicesofathens.com. Smith Funeral & Cremation Services of Athens, TN is serving the family of Robert C. "Bob" Myers, Sr.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 2, 2012
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