GALLIPOLIS — Paul Eugene Myers, 66, of Gallipolis, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at Ohio State University East Hospital.
He was born Sept. 19, 1947, in Gallipolis, the son of the late Esta J. Glover White and Edward D. Myers. Paul was retired from GKN and was a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War as a PFC. He was awarded the Purple Heart, along with other medals. He was a lifetime member of the VFW, American Legion, DAV and Vietnam Veterans of America 709. Paul was an active member of Promised Land Church.
Paul was married to Brenda Johnson Myers, who survives, along with his children Mike Myers, of Gallipolis, Michelle Fields, of Frederick, Md., Brittany (Eduardo) Rodriguez, of Columbus, Whittney Barber and Shawn Myers, both of Gallipolis; grandchildren Iesha Myers, Cory Myers, Joey Russell Sexton, Dakota Myers, Moriah Myers, Braydyn Barber, Luis Hernandez, Alicia Hernandez and Monica Rodriguez to be born soon; two brothers, Tom White, of Gallipolis, and Wilbert "Webb" White, of Circleville; six sisters, Connie (Darrell) Johnson, of Gallipolis, Linda (Dustin) Hamilton, of Bidwell, Shirley Phillips, of Bidwell, Rosalee (Jimmie) Cain, of South Carolina, Brenda Kay (Rusty) Hatfield, of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., and Christina (Rick) Carroll, of Gallipolis; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son Jamie Myers; brothers Carl E. Myers, James E. Myers and Donald White; sisters Janice Myers and Nancy Johnson; and stepfather Cecil White.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Willis Funeral Home with the Rev. Truman Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Kings Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. There will be military graveside services by the Gallia County Funeral Detail.
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