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Forest Floyd Myers

November 24, 1930 — August 19, 2020

Forest Floyd Myers, 89, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at Sycamore Glen Retirement Community in Miamisburg, Ohio.

He was born on November 24, 1930, in Casstown, Ohio to the late Charles O. and Anna M. (Limerick) Myers.

In addition to his parents, Forest was preceded in death by his siblings and their spouses, Earl (Geneva) Runge, Gene (Charlotte) Runge, Mildred (Paul) Anderson, and Paul (Violet) Myers.

Forest graduated from Patterson Co-Op in Dayton, Ohio. After high school, he went to serve his country honorably in the United States Army. Later in life, Forest worked and retired from the City of Dayton where he was a heavy equipment operator. Forest also drove a semi for over 10 years. He was affiliated with Mobile Missions of California for over 17 years. Forest was a faithful follower of Christ and a member of the Trinity Wesleyan Church in Greenville.

Forest is survived by his wife of 65 years, Effie (Mahaffy) Myers, whom he married on October 9, 1954; his children, Robyn Whitaker and her husband, Jeff, of Greenville, Fawn Couch and her husband, David, of Piqua, Ohio, and Scott Myers and his wife, Mary, of Fairborn, Ohio; his grandchildren, Garrett Johnson and his wife, Allison, of Lawrence Kansas, Jordan Johnson and his wife, Jamie, of Walla Walla Washington, Daren Johnson and his wife, Stephanie, of Wichita, Kansas, Kelly Calicoat of Dayton, Andrew Johnson and his wife, Jenita, of Kettering, Ohio, Jacob Wright of Atlanta, Georgia, Anna Bryant and her husband, Kyle, of Piqua, Joshua Myers of Fairborn, Sarah Mozingo and her husband, Donald, of Bellbrook, Ohio, and Caleb Myers and his wife, Echo, of Guernsey, Wyoming; and his 17 great grandchildren.

A graveside service, with full military honors, will take place on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at Royal Oaks Cemetery near Brookville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306.

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