KINGS MOUNTAIN - Walter Daniel "Walt" Myers, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away Nov. 14, 2012, at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, after a courageous battle with cancer.
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Walt was born March 6, 1932, in Andrews, son of the late Jake and Vina Myers of Andrews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death, son Garry Myers.
He married Mildred Goforth of 32 years of Kings Mountain.
Walt enjoyed spending time in the North Carolina mountains, fishing and hunting with his son and siblings. Before retirement, he was an Electrician for more than 50 years. Many homes and businesses showed his dedicated work. His joyful and jolly spirit touched many lives. He was considerate to many and kind to all.
Surviving is his wife, Mildred Goforth Myers, son, Tony Myers, daughter, Donna Myers Williams and husband Joe Williams. Also surviving are step-children, Jaimia Deaton and husband Steve Deaton, Rita Barker and husband Karl Barton, Ronda Denome and husband John Denome; grandchildren, Heather Wieland and Jared Wieland, Bradley Williams, Chase Myers, Dustin Myers Lindsey Maddox, Jake Maddox, Duane Palmer and wife Dorothy Palmer, Jennifer McKinstrie and husband Todd McKinstrie, Melissa Roman and husband Danny Roman, Kristen Barker, Chris Myers and Lee Ann Myers, David Myers and wife Lorinda Myers, Charles Myers, Crystal Myers, Colt Myers, Elizabeth Myers; great-grandchildren, Leighton Wieland, Adrian Myers, Miranda Palmer, Phoebe Palmer, Braedon Roman, Dylan Roman, Peyton McKinstrie, Cayden McKinstrie, Aurora Maddox, Elle Maddox, Natalie Myers, Summer Bumgardner, Austin Bumgardner, Ryan Myers.
Walt had 13 siblings, Loue Ellen Royals and David, Virda Elliott, Lola Davidson, Lee Gosselin, Archie Myers and wife Iris, Hubert Myers and wife Shirley, Dennis Rogers and wife Lydia and preceding in death, Carl Myers, Lorrine George, C.F. Myers and J.B. Myers.
He had 27 nieces and nephews.
Walt will be missed by many family and friends.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Adam Green, officiating.
Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday prior to the service at Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain.
Interment will be at Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain.
Memorials may be made to the
, P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
A guest register is available at www.harrisfunerals.com.
Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 16, 2012