Cpl. James Albert Dale “Bear” Myers age 28 formerly of Robbins, TN, went to meet his Savior on Thursday, June 5, 2014 in Knoxville, TN. He was a Marine Corp Veteran who served two tours in Iraq. He was born November 7, 1985 in Oak Ridge, TN to Jeff and Karen Mills Myers.
He was preceded in death by his Grandparents: Albert and Mary “Tis” Myers and Charles Mills.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by: his brothers: Jeffery Myers and wife Tanika of Winfield, Sgt. Nathan Myers and girlfriend Katlyn Harness of Oneida, and Joel Myers; sisters: Jessi Mills Myers and Jonathan Lawson, and Kylie and Kayden Myers. He left behind his three beautiful daughters that he adored: Destiny, Jamalyn and Jaycee; Dara West, the love of his life and mother of his daughters; grandmother: Georgia Ruth Smith of Robbins; nieces: Brettlyn & Gracie Bunn, nephews; Kadence, Alex Bunn, Gage, Peyton and Waylon Myers; special great uncle and great aunt; Papaw Leon and Granny Nell Myers of Elgin; special cousins: Mike and Stephanie Myers of Sunrise, FL, Bryan and Mary Myers of Pryor, OK, Glen Davidson of Nashville, and Troy Seabolt of Fairview; aunts and uncles: Ann Byrge and husband Vern, Sgt. Major Wayne and Linda Myers of Pryor OK, Dennis and Suzanne Myers of Jamestown, Geraldine Moncrief and husband Jamie of Chatsworth, GA, Sandy Lloyd and John Carson of Oneida, Charles Jr. Mills of Panama, Jason and Chasity Mills of Indiana, Jenny Strunk and Tommy Brooks all of Robbins, Henry Mills and Nicole Davidson, Amanda and Marco Maley of New River, Alena and Jonathan Hill all of Indiana; special friend: Jamie Griffith of Robbins; and many other relatives and friends.
Friends may visit with the Myers family on Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 6 until 8 pm in the Chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 12 Noon in the McCartt-Butler Cemetery in Elgin with Rev. Kermit Phillips officiating. Full military honors with be provided by American Legion Post #136 of Oneida. Pall bearers will be Jeffery Myers, Sgt. Nathan Myers, Mike Myers, Wayne Myers, Alex Bunn and Ron Gonterman.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made for the funeral expenses to: Karen Myers 260 Dogwood Lane Robbins, TN 37852
West-Murley Funeral Home is serving the family of Cpl. James Albert Dale ‘Bear’ Myers.