Bobby “Pops” Myers, 83, of Cumming, died Dec. 21, 2017.
Bobby was born in Atlanta in 1934 to the late Robert and Mary Myers. He was an amazing Husband, loving Father, sweet grandfather and a loyal friend. He was a lead man for Nabisco for 35 years.
Pops loved to coach football, softball and baseball. He coached football for the DeKalb Yellow Jackets, Rockdale Bulldogs, Rock Chapel Bulldogs, Stockbridge Tigers, and many others. He also coached many baseball and softball teams at Browns Mill Park, Redan Park and Central Dekalb Park. Through the years of coaching Pops made many friends and changed many lives. Many of the children he coached became part of the family not only team mates.
His parents; wife, Jerry Ailene Myers; sisters, Doris Myers, Connie Kellman, and Martha Myers; and brother, Freddy Myers, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his children, Melvin (Kim) Myers of Covington, Clete Myers of Dawsonville, Steve (Peggy) Sweatman of Hogansville, Matt (Shellie) Myers of Cumming, Bobby (Lisa) Myers of Flowery Branch, Tamara Myers of Dawsonville and Dana (Jamie) Corr of Ft. Myers, Fla.; 16 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Linda Myers of Atlanta; brother-in-law, Bruce Kellman; and many other loving friends and relatives.
Funeral Services were held at 12 p.m. Dec. 23 in the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Craig Richards officiating. Entombment followed at Sawnee View Mausoleum.
The family received friends from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Dec. 22 and from 9 a.m. until the hour of service Dec. 23. at the funeral home.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory of Cumming was in charge of arrangements.