Dr. James R. Myers Jr. (1945 - 2015)

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Dr. James Richard Myers, Jr, 70, of Westminster, died peacefully on Thursday evening, June 4, 2015 at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson after a brief illness. Born February 20, 1945 in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Dr. James Richard Myers and Dorothy Rutledge Myers. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Lynch Myers. Dr. Myers was a 1963 graduate of Westminster High School and a 1967 graduate of Juniata College in PA. He then graduated from Baltimore College of Dental Surgery at the University of Maryland in 1971 and served a one year internship at Charlotte Memorial Hospital as an Oral Surgeon. He returned to his roots in Westminster to join his father in the family dental practice, Myers Family Dentistry, continuing to serve the community for over 43 years, until his death. While in dental school, he was a member of the Honor Society and received the Oral Surgery Award. He also was awarded the honor of the senior who best exemplified kindness, ethical standards and humanitarianism. He was a long-time member of Grace Lutheran Church and of the First United Presbyterian Church of Westminster. He was a member of Maryland Dental Society and the Carroll County Dental Society and the Westminster Kiwanis. He also was an avid runner, participating in over 80 marathons around the world. Surviving in addition to his wife, Elizabeth, are daughters, Jennifer R. Postlethwait of Westminster and Jessica L. Loewe and husband, Michael, of Bel Air; son, James R. Myers III of Westminster; and daughters, Jacqueline C. Myers and Juliette M. Myers of Westminster; brother, Robert A. Myers and wife, Sueann, of Westminster; son-in-law, Matthew T. Postlethwait of Westminster and grandchildren, Taylor Lloyd, Morgan & Keira Loewe, and Reed and Luke Postlethwait and his loving cousins. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, June 8, 2015 from the First United Presbyterian Church of Westminster, 65 Washington Road, Westminster, with his pastor, Reverend Matthew Glasgow officiating. Burial will follow in Meadow Branch Cemetery, Westminster. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM at the Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 91 Willis Street, Westminster and on Monday from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mission of Mercy, 22 South Market Street, Ste. 6D, Frederick, MD 21701 or to the .



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Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Westminster
91 Willis Street
Westminister, MD 21157
410-848-3933
Published in Carroll County Times on June 6, 2015
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