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.