MICHAEL VAN MYATT

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SMSgt. MICHAEL VAN MYATT, 69

WARNER ROBINS, GA. - SMSgt. Michael Van Myatt, age 69, formerly of Warner Robins, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Cartersville, GA.
He was born in Nashville, TN, on May 29, 1949 to Jesse Alberta Crockett and the late Elbert Roosevelt Myatt, Jr. In December of 1967 Senior Master Sergeant Myatt joined the United States Air Force; little did he know he would make a 26 year career of it. He found his place as an aircraft maintenance technician and worked his way to being a tactical aircraft superintendent. He served during the Vietnam Era and the Gulf War. Myatt was a recipient of the Bronze Star for his achievements during Operation Desert Shield/ Storm. As the maintenance superintended he planned, organized, and controlled maintenance activities for seven KC-135R aircraft and over 100 maintenance personnel in twelve different career fields. He was also a member of Tyrain #111 A&FM Masonic Lodge in Warner Robins. His family was his great accomplishment; he was a remarkable husband, father and grandfather who will be dearly missed.
Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years, Connie Meyer Myatt of Adairsville; daughters and sons-in-law, Angela Gail and Johnny McClure of Adairsville, Barbara Candace Pals of Hampton, IA, and Brandie Marie and Kasey Crowe of Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren, Johnathon, Aryn, Colleen, Rylee, Mike, Lily, Lucas, Kylee, Jacy, and Jax; great-grandson, Brycen; mother, Alberta Myatt of Mulberry, FL; brother, Eric Myatt of Mulberry FL and nieces and nephews also survive.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM from the chapel of Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville with Rev. Jim Pinkard officiating. Interment will follow on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 12:30 PM at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton with full military honors.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM at Barton Funeral home, Adairsville.
In lieu of flowers the family asks donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in honor of SMSgt. Myatt.
Sign the guestbook and leave online condolences at
www.BartonFuneralHome.net
R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, will be in charge of funeral arrangements for SMSgt. Michael Van Myatt.

Funeral Home
Barton Funeral Home, Summer Street Location - Adairsville
131 Summer Street
Adairsville, GA 30103
(770) 773-3711
Published in Ledger from June 12 to June 13, 2018
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