Archive for Thursday, June 29, 2006

Robert Lee Myers

June 29, 2006


Funeral services for Robert Lee (Bob) Myers, 71, Baldwin City, were Wednesday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Baldwin City. Mr. Myers died June 24, 2006, at his home.

He was born May 2, 1935, at Richmond, Mo., the son of Jewell L. and Iva I. (Johnson) Myers. He graduated from Leeton High School, Leeton, Mo., in 1953. He graduated from Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Mo.

He married Judy M. Stohs July 13, 1989, at Topeka.

He began work as a milkman in Independence, Mo. He worked for Taylor Oil Co., Kansas City, Mo., as a bookkeeper and accountant; Hydro-Tool Inc. in Topeka; Harry Turner and Associates, Topeka; owned and operated Myers Accounting and Tax Service, Baldwin City and Topeka. He became an auditor for the Secretary of State of Kansas in 1987.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Independence, Mo.; Rolling Hills Christian Church, Topeka, where he was choir director and Sunday school teacher; Fraternal Order of Eagles, Topeka; Moose Lodge, Topeka; Baldwin City Community Theater, treasurer; Oakwood Cemetery board member; and Midland Railway, Baldwin City.

Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, Robert L. "Bobby" Myers II, Lawton, Okla., and Bret Myers, Independence, Mo.; a daughter, Beverly Prizzi, Independence, Mo.; a stepson, Kevin Jackson, Lawrence; a brother, Mike J. Myers, Leeton, Mo.; four grandchildren; two step-grandsons and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Samuel.

Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin City. Memorials may be made to Baldwin City Community Theater, Midland Railway or American Cancer Society and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.

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