Richard Myers, 82, of Cleveland, died Oct. 10, 2014.
Mr. Myers was born May 25, 1932 in Clermont to the late Jesse James Myers and Maude Loggins Myers.
His first wife, Shirley Ann Myers and several brothers and sisters preceded him in death.
He was dedicated to his family, church and country. He was a loving family man to his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was retired from the United States Army after 27 years of service. MR. Myers received numerous awards and accommodations for his service. After his years with the Army he went on to work for the Atlanta Journal Constitution as a paper carrier and retired after 21 years of service.
He was a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. Richard was saved at the young age of 79 and remained dedicated to his faith.
Survivors include his wife, Dovie Myers of Cleveland; children and spouses, Rick and Donna Myers of Braselton, Jessie RHDonna Myers Shubert and Benny Shubert of Cumming, Cathy and Ricky Phillips, Phyllis and Earl Fain, Christine and Ed Reed, Penny and Reggie Couch, all of Cleveland, Ricky and Judy Walden, Stevie and Pat Walden, all of Dahlonega; brothers, Ralph Myers, Eugene Myers, James Myers; sisters, Lois Chambers, Stella Smith, Marie Gailey, Jessie Mae Delong, Cathy Seymore; grandchildren, Stevie Ballard, Iasha Myers, David Myers, Parker Shubert; two great-grandchildren, 11 step-grandchildren and 18 step-great-grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Oct. 12 from the chapel of Barrett Funeral home with the Revs. Les Fuller, Chris Anderson and Tim Hicks officiating. Interment followed at Moss Cemetery in Dawsonville.
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland was in charge of the arrangements.