Benjamin Keith Myers, Class of 1968
Funeral Services for Benjamin Keith Myers, age 71, will be 4:00 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Spear Mulqueeny Funeral Home, 667 Mentor Avenue, Painesville, Ohio.
Friends will be received 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., before the service.
Mr. Myers was born January 28, 1948 in Westfield, New York to Samuel and Esther Myers.
He passed away, May 4, 2019 in Cleveland. Ben was a 1968 Perry High School graduate. He served as a Staff Sargent in the U.S. Army, in Viet Nam and active in the National Guard for 22 years.
He worked for 10 years for R W Sidley in Thompson as a truck mechanic and was employed as an instrument polisher for Conn-Selmer Instrument Company in Willoughby for many years.
Benjamin enjoyed fishing, boating, spending time in Canada on the Trent River, camping, woodworking and pitching horseshoes. He was a member of the Sunflower R.V. Resort Horseshoe Club in Arizona.
Ben is survived by his daughter, Christina (Michael) Pennington of Willoughby; sons, Benjamin Myers of Newbury, Mitchell (Mallory) Myers of Newbury; brother, Sam (Jeanne) Myers of Rock Creek; sisters, Ginny Sidlo of Madison, Zona James of Jamestown, N. Carolina, and Carol (Glen) Phillips of Pontiac, Illinois; grandchildren, Kyle Lemmo, Olivia Pennington, Angel Myers, Drake Myers, Camden Myers and Brayden Myers; Beloved companion, Bonnie Montgomery and her loving children, Adam and Andy Montgomery.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Richard Myers; sisters, Maryann Brown, Dorothy Mae Judd and Billie Mellon.
Donations in Ben’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 600 River Avenue, Ste 900, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.