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Seth Edwin Myers
Effie Pearl Fisher
William Grover King
Wilhelmina M. Durst
Voyle Wilton Myers
Mildred Viola King

William Edwin Myers


Family Links

1. Opal Elizabeth Kinsey

2. Carole Louise Leas

William Edwin Myers 1

  • Born: 21 Apr 1933, Smithfield Township, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): Opal Elizabeth Kinsey about 1959
  • Marriage (2): Carole Louise Leas on 20 May 1959 in Ashley, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA
  • Died: 19 Sep 2012, Garrett, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA at age 79 3

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SandraMaher37 Obituary: Life Legacy

William E. Myers, 79, of Garrett, died Wednesday September 19, 2012 at his home. Born April 21, 1933 in DeKalb County, he was the son of the late Voyle and Mildred Myers. Bill was a graduate of Auburn High School where he played on the Red Devil basketball team and was known as "little poison". After high school he attended Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN and then joined the United States Army. He was a member of American Legion Post 178, Garrett and the YMCA of DeKalb County. He retired from Dana Corporation and was also a long time employee and member of Garrett Country Club. Survivors include three sons, Edward Hills of Boon, NC, Matt Myers of Phoenix, AZ and Joe Myers of Youngsville, NC; a daughter, Deborah Hopf of Youngsville, NC; a sister, Jeannie Underhill of San Diego, CA; grandchildren, Edward Hills Jr., Nick Toparcean, Mark Hopf, Christopher Hopf, Sean Myers, Matthew Myers, Tara Craft, Tosh Myers and Briannah Myers; Seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Opal E. Myers. A Celebration of Bill's Life will be held Saturday October 13th from 6-8 p.m. at the Garrett Country Club 401 N. Walsh Street, Garrett. Memorials may be directed to American Cancer Society.


William married Opal Elizabeth Kinsey, daughter of Glenn W. Kinsey and Mary Sheardy, about 1959. (Opal Elizabeth Kinsey was born on 25 Jan 1927 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA and died on 26 Jun 2006 in Garrett, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA.)


William next married Carole Louise Leas, daughter of Norman Eugene Leas and Thelma Beatrice Westbrook, on 20 May 1959 in Ashley, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA. (Carole Louise Leas was born on 7 Dec 1936 in Ashley, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA and died on 17 Oct 2018 in Orchard Pointe Health, Kendallville, Noble County, Indiana, USA.)



1 Notes from David A. Leas and/or the 1950 Leas Family Genealogy.

2 Marriage Index, 1800s-1999 -

3 U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-Current -

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