William C. Myers, 87

JAN. 25, 1924-AUG. 24, 2011

August 25, 2011
  • William C. Myers
William C. Myers

William C. (Bud) Myers, 87, husband of Lillian Marquart Myers, of 16505 Virginia Ave. in Williamsport, Md., died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at his home.

Born Jan. 25, 1924, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late William L. and Vera Myers.

He graduated in 1942 from Hagerstown High School.  He served on the reunion committee for many years.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He served as a photographer with the Signal Corps. After he was discharged, he was married to Joyce McGaha, who passed in 1985. He is survived by their two daughters, Barbara Lucas and Nancy Hull, and her husband, Donnie; three grandchildren, Karey Lucas, David Hull, and Michael Hull; and two great-grandchildren.

He owned and operated Wilmyer Photographic Studio.
He was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church, and the Philathea/Meridian Sunday School Class. He played in the Sunday School orchestra many years ago.

He was a former member of the Mason-Dixon Antique Auto Club, and enjoyed collecting antique autos, and also was a former member of the Longmeadow Lions Club.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Geraldine Grumbine and Eleanor Kendle.

He is survived by his wife, Lillian Marquart Myers, whom he married in 1987; also two stepchildren, Karen Winkler and husband, Walter, and Konni Brantner and husband, Eddie; three grandchildren, Gregory Winkler, Stephen Winkler and Amy Brantner; and two great-grandchildren.

Celebration of his life will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, followed by a luncheon in the church social hall. The Rev. Randall Reid will officiate. Private interment will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Emmanuel United Methodist Church Building Fund, 802 Summit Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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