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John Myers, age 78, of Yuba City, escorted home by a squadron of angels, on February 7, 2015, after a long battle with lung cancer. Born January 1, 1937 at Williamsville, Missouri, then settled with his family in Oroville, CA at an early age. Attended Oroville High School and later managed the A&W restaurant for many years. Relocated to Yuba City in November of 1969 when he purchased the Yuba City Dairy Queen, which he owned and operated for over 30 years.

After selling the restaurant in March 2003, he cruised by ship extensively in the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii along with his business partner and friend of 38 years, Bruce Crisp.

Having accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and Lord, he will be reunited with his beloved father, James Odie Myers, and his beloved mother, Minnie May Myers, both preceding him in death. Also preceding him in death, were six brothers and three sisters. Surviving family include Bruce Crisp of Yuba City; brothers, Bob Myers and Ralph Thompson of Oroville; and brother, Eugene Thompson of Brookings, Oregon. He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews.

There will be a viewing at Ullrey Memorial Chapel at 817 Almond St., Yuba City, CA, (530) 673-9542, on Thursday, February 12, 2015, between 4 pm and 7 pm. Funeral will take place at Palermo Family Bible Church, 2570 N. Villa Ave., Palermo, CA on Friday, February 13, 2015, at 10:30 am. John will be laid to rest beside his beloved mother, Minnie May Myers, at Memorial Park Cemetery, 5646 Lincoln Blvd., Oroville, CA. Reception to follow at Palermo Family Bible Church, 2570 N. Villa Ave., Palermo, CA.

John will be extremely missed by those who loved him and by the many lives he touched for he loved all who knew him and wished no ill will toward any man. Bruce Crisp and John's family would like to take this opportunity to thank his and John's church family at Word of Life Church, Marysville, CA, and his many friends for their prayers and support during this difficult time.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Feb. 10 to Feb. 13, 2015
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