December 12, 1937 ~ January 25, 2022
Born in: Daviess County, IN
Resided in: Vincennes, IN
Ronald H. Myers, 84, passed away at 2:51 pm on January 25, 2022, at Good Samaritan Hospital with his family and friends by his side. Ron was born on December 12, 1937, in Daviess County, IN and he was the son of Roscoe T. and Laura B. (Sims) Myers. Ron married Marlene Cunningham on August 30, 2002.
Ron was a graduate of Washington High School and started Shurway Grocery Store. He owned and operated Shurway Grocery for many years and then became a stockbroker in 1979 and did this until his retirement in 2002. Ron was very instrumental in his community and involved in many civic organizations. He was a member of the Elks, Harmony Society, Moose, Daviess and Knox County Chamber of Commerce, Washington and Vincennes Rotary Clubs, and was also a member of the Washington Community School Board of Directors. The idea of the Daviess County Turkey Trot Festival and races was hatched in early 1972 by members of the Daviess County Chamber of Commerce led by President Ron Myers. Ron was also an avid golfer.
Survivors include his wife, Marlene Myers of Vincennes; son, Keith Myers and his wife Natalie of Washington; step-daughter, Amy Tolliver and her husband Chad of Vincennes; step-sons, Ty Cunningham of Newburgh, IN, Dusty Cunningham of Vincennes, Casey Cunningham of Vincennes, Colby Cunningham of Vincennes; his grandchildren, Ali Cunningham, Ashton Cunningham, Luke Tolliver, Hannah Cunningham, Whitney Hill and her husband Drew, Reagan Schutter and her husband Brock, Brittany Myers, Morgan Myers, Chance Adams; Stacy Marshall, several great grandchildren, and son-in-law, Jim Adams. Ron is preceded in death his parents, brothers, Dan K. Myers, Byron A. Myers, daughter, Dana Adams, and his sister-in-law, Linda Myers.
Friends may visit with Ron’s family and friends from 4-7 pm on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, IN 47591. Ron’s funeral service will begin at 7:00 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home and Ron will be laid to rest in Mt. Calvary Cemetery at a date to be determined. There also will be a celebration of Life Service held at the Harmony Society at a date to be determined. Memorial Contributions may be made to The Knox County Humane Society, 405 Main St., Vincennes, IN 47591. Online memories may be shared with Ron’s family and friends at www.goodwinsievers.com. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is privileged and honored to be entrusted with the care of Ron.