Luther O. "Tunk" Myers, Jr, 80, of Bartlesville, OK and formerly of Costa Mesa, CA went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 4:04AM.
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He was born in Pawhuska, OK on August 9, 1933 to Margie Todd Myers and the late Luther Oscar Myers, Sr. Tunk graduated from Sedan High School in 1951 and attended Coffeyville Community College. After college he was drafted into the NAVY and served his country with great pride. After his honorable discharge from the Navy, he went to work for Phillips Petroleum Company for 10 years. During his tenure with Phillips he was awarded 4 patents in plastic technology. He was admitted to MENSA in 1974. He retired from the Sony Trans Com, Inc. in 2000.
Tunk married Judith Sherol Swan on August 9, 1971. They made their home in the Pawhuska area until their move to California in 1972. They were married 42 years and have 5 children (2 sons & 3 daughters).
Tunk is survived by his wife, Judy Myers of the home; 5 children daughter Marla Myers, Claremore; daughter Ninetta & Joseph Peritore, Caltagirone, Scicily; daughter Doris & Nathan Howe, Tulsa, son Kelley & Kelly Ramey, Pawhuska, son Patrick & Kelly Myers, Riverside, CA; his mother Margie Myers of Sedan, KS; 1 brother Tommy & Ruth Myers, Wellston, OK; 1 sister Sue & Clifford Jadwin, Salem, MO; 9 grandchildren: Megan Rosenberg, Daniel Harwick, Shelby Williams, Courtney Williams, William Ramey, Kristin Ramey, Kyle Myers, Justin Myers & Jalynn Myers; and1 great granddaughter Breanna Harwick. As well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Tunk will be cremated by the Stumpff Funeral Home of Bartlesville. Memorial Services will be Monday, March 24th at the Nazarene Church in Barnsdall at 2PM officiated by Pastor Jim Johnson.
Friends who wish may sign the online guest book and leave condolences at www.stumpff.org.
Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory
1600 Southeast Washington Boulevard Bartlesville, OK 74006
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Mar. 23 to Apr. 22, 2014