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Lester Dean Myers Sr.

Mr. Lester Dean Myers Sr., 82, of Advance, died on Jan. 7, 2021 at Atrium Health Mercy in Charlotte after a brief battle with pneumonia.

Mr. Myers was born on Nov. 19, 1938 in Davie County to the late Jetry Cicero and Annie Williams Myers. He was a graduate of Davie County High School, a member of Bixby Presbyterian Church, and attended Cornatzer Baptist Church. Mr. Myers was employed for many years by Pilot Freight Carriers and retired from I.L. Long Construction Co.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Myers Wands.

Survivors: his wife of 61 years, Velda Sue Howard Myers of the home; a daughter, Lisa Myers; a son, Lester Dean Myers Jr.; a son-in-law, Scotty Wands (Erica); a grandson, Will Wands; a brother, Stacy Myers (Carol); brothers-in-law, Wayne Howard (Denise) and Willie Howard (Lynn); and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10 in Cornatzer Baptist Church Cemeter, with Pastors Ed Kuhar and Ottis Hurst officiating.

Memorials: Cornatzer Baptist, 1372 Cornatzer Road, Mocksville.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.