Allen D. Myers

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Allen D. Myers, 85, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin.

He was born April 24, 1933 in Douglas, Wyo., the oldest son of Oliver O.E. “Bud” and Irene (Carter) Myers. On Nov. 24, 1954, shortly after his time served in the U.S. Navy, he was united in marriage to Freda Tucker, who survives.

Additional survivors include: four sons, Rex Myers and his wife Jaron of Cassville, Randy Myers and his wife Dody of Monett, Doug Myers and his wife Darla of Monett, Jeff Myers and his wife Becky of Exeter; one daughter, Cindy Roark and her husband Grant of Cassville; one brother, Donnie Myers and his wife Glenda of Shell Knob; one sister, Nancy Reed and her husband Dale of Cassville; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, Leroy.

He grew up in Barry County. He attended school at Cross Hollows and Cassville High School. He spent many years farming and raising cattle on Willow Branch in Jenkins, before moving to a dairy farm in Purdy in 1976. They moved to Exeter in 1998. He then began working as the green’s keeper at the Cassville Golf Club. He was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church. Services were held Monday, March 4, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial with military honors was at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Cassville.

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