Myron L. Hoyer, 86, of rural Mulberry, died July 4, 2021 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. He was born on Dec. 4, 1934 in Steuben County to Wayne and Mildred (Brown) Hoyer. He married Janet L. Stoy on Feb. 22, 1959 in Angola, and she survives.
Myron was a 1953 graduate of Ashley High School, earned his BS in Agricultural Education from Purdue and his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. He was in the United States Army from January 1955 to October 1956, where he participated in "Operation Sage Brush" and also served in Germany during the Korean War. He retired as District Sales Manager in the agriculture seed business. He then taught computer and business classes at Purdue University and Ivy Tech. Myron was a former member of the Lafayette Breakfast Optimist Club and a former member and past president of the Dayton Optimist Club. He coached Lafayette Pony League Baseball for 10 years, was a member of the Tippecanoe Purdue Ags, American Legion, FFA, and had been an eight-year member of 4-H. He enjoyed trail riding horses, supporting his grandchildren in 4-H horse shows, gardening with his children and grandchildren, vacationing all over the U.S., and his coffee group at the Mulberry Pizza King.
In addition to his wife, Myron is survived by daughters, Tammy (Tom) Richardson of North Salem and Barb (Matt) Slayton of Mulberry; a son, J.B. Hoyer of West Lafayette; sisters, Phyllis Jean Hall of Ft. Wayne and Betty Lou Matthews of Toledo, Ohio; grandchildren, Madison (Mantas) Ivanauskas, Lindsey Hoyer, Ashley Slayton, Abby Slayton, Randy (Abbey) Richardson and Karin (George) Johnston; and great-grandchildren, Morgan, John and Gwen.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, 2021 and Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service at 1:30 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Burial with Military Honors will be in Wyandotte Cemetery in Dayton. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may leave a message with the family.