David Leroy Myers


David Leroy Myers, age 83, of Buckhannon, WV, died Monday, October 18, 2021, at his home.

David was born April 13, 1938, in New Manchester, WV, a son of the late Robert Herman Myers and Wilma Sheets Cline. On August 21, 1982, he married the love of his life, Crystal Lynett (Kinney) Myers, who preceded him in death on June 13, 2021.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by one son, Mike Myers and one sister, Rhonda Wherry.

Surviving are three children: Keith Myers, of French Creek, WV, Sara Bennett and husband, Chris, of Gahanna, OH, and Corley Brean  and wife, Yvonne, of OH; six grandchildren: Kaitlyn Russ, of Holden Beach, NC, Christina Bennett, of Gahanna, CJ Brean, of OH, Brittney Brean, of OH, Jordan Brean, of OH, and David Harwell, of CA; one great-grandson, Granger Gibson, of OH; one brother, Robert Myers and wife, Doris, of East Liverpool, OH; two sisters, Dorothy Swain and husband, Marion, of Palm Coast, FL, and Nancy Coen, of SC; his beloved dog, Pepper, who he loved most out of all his animal friends he had throughout his life; and numerous nieces and nephews.

David graduated from New Cumberland High School Class of 1956. He was a mechanic by trade and eventually ended up teaching auto mechanics at Columbiana County Career & Technical Center, in Ohio.

David loved all things nature, from hunting and fishing to bird watching to loving animals of all types. He loved cars and he never met a stranger. He was a friend to all and loved by so many, he will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

In honoring David’s wishes, he will be cremated. A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday November 13, 2021, from 11a.m. until 12 noon at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Following the gathering, a Memorial Service will be held at 12 noon at the funeral home with the Rev. J. Edward McDaniels officiating.  A luncheon will be held at Christian Fellowship Church from 1-3 p.m. following the services, all are welcome to join.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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