Goshen News, Goshen, IN


December 29, 2012

Dean E. Myers

Oct. 2, 1949-Dec. 28, 2012

GOSHEN — Dean E. Myers, 63, of Goshen, died Friday, Dec. 28, at 8:51 a.m. at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Indianapolis.

He was born Oct. 2, 1949 in Goshen to Helen M. (Sechrist) and Forrest L. Myers.

He is survived by two sisters, Rachel (David) Wise, Goshen, and Karen (David) Pierce, Indianapolis; a nephew, Michael (Heather) Pierce, Danville; one great-niece, Sophia Pierce, Danville; and one great-nephew, Nathaniel Pierce, Danville.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War, and he was discharged in 1972. He was an owner/operator trucker, and a member of the VFW Post 985 and the American Legion, both in Goshen. He was a 1967 graduate of Wakarusa High School.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1 at Rieth Rohrer Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, as well as one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. funeral service to be held Wednesday, Jan. 2.

The Rev. Lenny Krebs will officiate. Burial will be in Violett Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Metro Ministries, New York City.

Online condolences may be sent to www.rrefh.com.

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