February 8, 1936 ~ January 24, 2023
Born in: Springfield, Illinois
Resided in: Springfield, Illinois
David N. Myers, Sr., 86, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.
David was born February 8, 1936 in Springfield, the son of Charles and Birdie Lee (Farrow) Myers. He married Zora Marie Phillips in Springfield, and she preceded him in death on April 20, 2005.
David proudly served his country in the United States Army. He worked for Pendleton Motors in the service department, retiring in 1998. David enjoyed tinkering and working on small motors, and he helped many people with their lawnmower maintenance. He was an honest, hardworking, and kind man, that loved a good jigsaw puzzle.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; daughters, Ethel Weinkauf, Ruth Ellis, and Peggy Nance; brother, Charlie Myers; and sisters, Lena and Ruby.
David is survived by his son, David N. Myers, Jr. of Springfield; grandchildren, Michelle Edwards, Loretta London, Ann Ganther, Rich Ganther, Peggy Ganther, and Trista Williamson; and several great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Graveside Ceremony: 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 30, 2023 at Camp Butler National Cemetery, 5063 Camp Butler Rd, Springfield, IL 62707, with military honors provided by the Interveterans Burial Detail of Sangamon County and the Department of Defense.
The family has entrusted Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home in Taylorville with ceremonies.
Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to share memories of David, or to offer condolences to his family.