William Alton Myers

Published 8:19 am Friday, March 18, 2022

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Mr. William Alton Myers, 85, of Everhart Road, Mocksville, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2022 at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Davie Medical Center in Advance.

He was born on April 18, 1936 in Forsyth County to the late Carl Conard and Thelma Elizabeth Blake Myers.

Mr. Myers retired from Lexington Furniture and enjoyed being outdoors and camping in the mountains. He loved spending time with family and loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly. Mr. Myers loved working on old cars and always had a good joke up his sleeve. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to many.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his siblings, Melvin Myers, Gladys Myers, Barbara Doby, Louise Dunn, and Glenda Doby; and a grandson, Dustin Myers.

Survivors: his wife of 64 years, Grace Mae Doby Myers of the home; his children, William David Myers, also of the home, Carol Poplin (Robert Thompson), Ricky Myers (Sandra), and Louie Myers (Jackie Frizzell), all of Mocksville; a brother, Kenneth Myers (Phyllis); 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, March 18 at Fellowship Baptist Church, with Rev. Wayne Swisher officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday night at the funeral home.

Memorials: Steps of Faith Foundation, 31 W. 31st St. Kansas City, MO 64108.

Online condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.