In memory of
JOHN WILLIAM MYERS
In memory of
JOHN WILLIAM MYERS
John William "Jack" Myers was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on May 10, 1928 to Frank J. Myers and Marjorie Martin Myers. One of his favorite childhood memories was taking tap dancing lessons from Gene Kelley when he was 8 years old. He graduated from Ebensburg-Cambria High School in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania in 1946. Following two years in the Air Force, he completed his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1952. During his college years he worked in construction which included building the OU football stadium and Chemistry Building. He later attended the Wharton School of Business. Following graduation, he worked in various accounting positions in Aruba, Fort Worth, Dallas, Oklahoma City and Corpus Christi. He retired as an Accountant for the Tesoro Petroleum Company in San Antonio. He was previously married to Nina Clark Myers and Joanne Wooten Myers. In 1976 he married Charlene Harrison Myers. Both Jack and Charlene were active in the LDS Church in the San Antonio area. They volunteered for many church activities and devoted their lives to helping others, particularly families in need. Jack's father, Frank "Lengthy" Myers, was a celebrated athlete and held the world's record in the high hurdles in the 1930's. Jack inherited some of his father's athletic abilities. He participated in numerous tennis competitions in the San Antonio area and won the high jump competition for the 70-80 age group at the Senior Olympics. He and his wife, Charlene Myers, completed 253 10K Volksmarches including one in all 50 states. Jack was an avid Spurs fan and enjoyed watching golf and performances by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. He lived life to its fullest and enjoyed a very active lifestyle. He was proud of the successes of his children and adored his many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was proceeded in death by his parents and his wife of 43 years, Charlene Myers, as well as his previous spouses and his brother Joseph Myers. He is survived by four children including Pam Tannahill and her husband Harold, Greg and Susan Myers and Randy and Charlene Myers all from Wimberly and Kent and Dianne Myers from Fredericksburg, as well as nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is also survived by Charlene's two children, Pamela King and her husband Michael from Baltimore and Deborah Harrison and her husband Bruce Kemph in San Antonio along with five additional granddaughters and seven great grandchildren. Visitation for Jack will be held on January 6 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Porter Loring Mortuary North at 2102 North Loop 1604 East. Services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 15200 Judson Road at 9:30 a.m. on January 7. A private burial will be held immediately following these services at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. The family thanks Jack's friends for their love, and their many prayers and condolences. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack's name can be sent to Abode Contemplative Care for the Dying at 8619 Post Oak Lane, San Antonio, Texas 78217. You are invited to sign the Guestbook at www.porterloring.com Arrangements with
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San Antonio, TX 78232
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In memory of
JOHN WILLIAM MYERS
John William "Jack" Myers was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on May 10, 1928 to Frank J. Myers and Marjorie Martin Myers. One of his favorite childhood memories was taking tap dancing lessons from Gene Kelley when he was 8 years old. He graduated from Ebensburg-Cambria High School in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania in 1946. Following two years in the Air Force, he completed his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1952. During his college years he worked in construction which included building the OU football stadium and Chemistry Building. He later attended the Wharton School of Business. Following graduation, he worked in various accounting positions in Aruba, Fort Worth, Dallas, Oklahoma City and Corpus Christi. He retired as an Accountant for the Tesoro Petroleum Company in San Antonio. He was previously married to Nina Clark Myers and Joanne Wooten Myers. In 1976 he married Charlene Harrison Myers. Both Jack and Charlene were active in the LDS Church in the San Antonio area. They volunteered for many church activities and devoted their lives to helping others, particularly families in need. Jack's father, Frank "Lengthy" Myers, was a celebrated athlete and held the world's record in the high hurdles in the 1930's. Jack inherited some of his father's athletic abilities. He participated in numerous tennis competitions in the San Antonio area and won the high jump competition for the 70-80 age group at the Senior Olympics. He and his wife, Charlene Myers, completed 253 10K Volksmarches including one in all 50 states. Jack was an avid Spurs fan and enjoyed watching golf and performances by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. He lived life to its fullest and enjoyed a very active lifestyle. He was proud of the successes of his children and adored his many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was proceeded in death by his parents and his wife of 43 years, Charlene Myers, as well as his previous spouses and his brother Joseph Myers. He is survived by four children including Pam Tannahill and her husband Harold, Greg and Susan Myers and Randy and Charlene Myers all from Wimberly and Kent and Dianne Myers from Fredericksburg, as well as nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is also survived by Charlene's two children, Pamela King and her husband Michael from Baltimore and Deborah Harrison and her husband Bruce Kemph in San Antonio along with five additional granddaughters and seven great grandchildren. Visitation for Jack will be held on January 6 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Porter Loring Mortuary North at 2102 North Loop 1604 East. Services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 15200 Judson Road at 9:30 a.m. on January 7. A private burial will be held immediately following these services at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. The family thanks Jack's friends for their love, and their many prayers and condolences. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack's name can be sent to Abode Contemplative Care for the Dying at 8619 Post Oak Lane, San Antonio, Texas 78217. You are invited to sign the Guestbook at www.porterloring.com Arrangements with
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2102 N. Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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