Ralph Myers

Obituary of Ralph Myers

Ralph F. Myers, 90, of Griggsville, passed away May 24, 2018, at Liberty Village in Pittsfield.

 

He was born April 1, 1928 in Griggsville, IL to Charles and Vida Sweeting Myers. He married Mary Margaret Stickman on January 29, 1949 and she survives.

 

Ralph attended Griggsville schools and Western Illinois University. He is a member of the Griggsville United Methodist Church and Pike County Farm Bureau.

 

He lived his life doing what he loved best - farming, raising cattle, and spending time with his family. Ralph and his father enjoyed their semi-annual trips to Salem, MO to buy feeder calves. He loved listening to old time hymns and country music and Friday fish dinners with family.

 

Survivors, in addition to his wife, are two sons. David (Julie) Myers and Dan (Becky) Myers, both of Griggsville and one daughter, Jeanette Myers Six of Greenville, SC; four grandchildren, Justin (Kristin) Six of Greenville, SC, Jessica (Trey) Gresimer of Nashville, TN, Ben (Allie) Myers and Audrey Myers, both of Scottsdale, AZ; two step grandsons Brett Shriver and Michael Shriver both of Quincy. four great grandchildren Leah Six, Liam and Maggie Gresimer, and Miles Myers, and two great-nephews Thomas and Joseph Davis.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Margaret Myers Davis, and nephew, Scott Davis.

 

Funeral Services will be held at 3 pm Saturday May 26, 2018 at the Airsman-Hires Chapel in Griggsville. Burial will be in the Griggsville Cemetery.

 

Visitation will be held on Saturday from 1:30 until the time of the service at the funeral home.

 

Memorials: In lieu of flowers can be made to the Griggsville United Methodist Church or Griggsville Cemetery Association.

 

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.airsman-hires.com.

 

The Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Griggsville is in charge of the arrangements.