John R. Myers Sr.

Sept. 24, 1946 - Sept. 21, 2018

John R. Myers Sr., 71, Tyrone, died Friday at his residence, surrounded by his family.

He was born in Fallen­timber, son of the late Robert B. and Nancy M. (Perino) Myers. On April 15, 1989, he married Diana K. (Clark) Oakes in Tyrone.

Surviving are his wife; two sons: John R. (Krystle) Myers Jr. of Fallentimber and Michael D. Myers of Duncansville; seven grandchildren; two stepdaughters, Kari E. (Donnie) Peterson of Spruce Creek and Nikki C. Oakes of Tyrone; and two sisters: Diane L. Kelley of Altoona and Bobbie Slovikosky of Cresson.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Edwina.

John was a graduate of Reade Township High School, and he retired in 2008 as an over-the-road trucker, driving primarily for Davidson Bros. Trucking, Bellefonte.

He enjoyed being a truck-driver, going camping and woodworking, but he most enjoyed his family.

Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow, where a funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Pastor Ben Warfel officiating.