Saturday, February 5th, 2011
Clarence Wesley "Wes" Myers, 86, of Cridersville, died at 4:43 a.m. Feb. 3, 2011, at the Lima Memorial Hospital emergency room.
He was born Dec. 4, 1924, in Allen County, to Clarence Wesley Sr. and Anna Margaret Laeufer Myers. On Sept. 1, 1945, he married Vera L. Stemen, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Michael Dean (Jane) Myers, Redand, Calif.; a daughter, Marilyn Jean (Dale) Strouse, Cottage Grove, Wis.; a brother, Ned E. (Janice) Myers, Cridersville; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was co-owner of Myers Hardware in Celina and Cridersville and fire chief in Cridersville from 1963 to 1967. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and graduated in 1942 from Lima South High School.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville, the Rev. Lynn Huffman officiating. The cremated remains will be buried at a later date at Shawnee Cemetery.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the Cridersville Volunteer Fire Department.
Condolences may be left at bayliffandson.com.