Robert E. Myers


May 6, 2014

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Robert E. Myers, 78, of Lafayette, died at 8:52 am Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in his residence. He was born January 27, 1936, in Lafayette to the late Earl and Eva Haley Myers. He graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School and attended Purdue University for one year. His marriage was to Carol A. Leming on Nov. 21, 1954 and she survives. Robert was a member of the First Church of The Nazarene and enjoyed, the outdoors, mushroom hunting and time spent with his family. Surviving are a daughter, Robin S. Cornelius (Jeff) of Crawfordsville; three sons,Robert L. Myers,Lafayette, Charles R. Myers (Janet) of Lafayette, Todd R. Myers (Carla) of Fair Hope, AL; three sisters, Marilyn Timmons (George) and Jana M. Page, both of Lafayette and Cathi Layden of West Lafayette; two brothers, David Myers (Judy) of Lafayette and Jack Myers (Brenda) of GA. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until the time of the service at 3:00 pm on Friday, May 9, 2014 at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel , with Pastor Troy Hochstetler officiating. A private burial will be at Spring Vale Cemetery. He was preceded in death by a son, Mark K. Myers. Those wishing may contribute to the American Diabetes Association or First Church of the Nazarene.