FAYETTEVILLE Richard A. "Dick" Myers, D.C., 85, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Born July 22, 1928, in Orrstown, he was a son of the late Aaron H. and Laura Edith Bender Myers. He was a 1946 graduate of the Shippensburg High School and served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He then went on to graduate in 1958 from the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. A chiropractor for 38 years in Pennsylvania and Louisiana, Dr. Myers retired in 1996. An avid reader, he liked history and current politics. He enjoyed baseball, having played while serving in the Navy, and with the local team in Roxbury, Pa., prior to and following his military service. He also enjoyed golf and was able to attend the 2014 Master's Tournament in April 2014. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Monn-Myers, whom he married October 5, 2001; four children, Richard D. Myers, D.C., (wife Cindy) of Waynesboro, Laura Conrad (husband Rick) of Camp Hill, Mike Myers (wife Lynn) of Houma, La., and Tena Manning (husband Randy) of Houma, La.; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Dorine Devore of Virginia and Jean Wilson of Chambersburg; a brother, J. Fred Myers, D.C. of Chambersburg; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife and the mother of his children, Nina Jean Mooring Myers, in 1988; and a brother, Barry Myers, in 2010. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday June 9, 2014, in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, with the Rev. Paul B. Baker officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Garden of Memories Cemetery, Gray, La., where a graveside service is planned for Thursday, June 12, 2014, at 10 a.m. Condolences and memories may be shared on his Book of Memories page at www.geiselfuneralhome.com
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Published in Evening Sun on June 7, 2014