Roger L. Myers, 71, of Newville, passed away on
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at his home. He was born on June 11, 1944 in Allen, Monroe Twp., Cumberland County,
and was the son of the late Wilbur H. and Mary C. (Nickel) Myers. He was married to the late Darlene L.
(Wickard) Myers, who died Dec. 23, 2011.
Roger graduated in
1964 Big Spring High School, Newville, and served three years in US Army during the Vietnam War. Roger
owned and operated for 30 years the “Roger L. Myers Body Shop” in Bloserville. He enjoyed camping
and was a member of the Dreamers Camping Club. Roger also enjoyed woodworking, boating at Raystown Lake
and operating a portable sawmill.
He is survived by one son, Gregory
A. (and his wife, Lisa) Myers, one daughter, Lori J. (and her husband, Nathan) Chronister, both of Newville, two sisters;
Donna Ott of Newville and Carolyn Nye of Newburg, five grandchildren; Adam and Lydia Myers, Gracie, Michael and Joshua Chronister,
his companion of four years, Janet Felts and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover
St, Carlisle, with Pastor Don Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens,
Carlisle, with military honors by Cumberland County Honor Guard. Viewings will be held on Monday, June
6, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services.
Memorial gifts in Roger’s name may be made to Celtic Hospice and Home Health,
900 Century Dr, #201,
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.
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I am sorry for your loss. Roger is out of the pain that he was suffering. May God help each of you through
your grief. He will be with you through the tough days ahead. You know that he is with you always.
Lori, So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.
To Lorie, Greg and Family,
Sorry for the loss of your Father. My prayers are with you through your sorrow. God Bless.
Rest in Peace. Always loved seeing your
smiling face when I went to Lori's (Janet's Daughter). Always will remember last time Greg and myself seen you. We
were leaving Lori's and we tried the deer jerkey, I remember telling Greg, damn that was good jerky. You were such a
great spirit and always smiling. Janet's family loved you dearly and what great memories you gave them. We will see you
again some day, Roger. Until then...
Greg and Miranda Devanie
Sorry to hear of Roger's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
& Kristy Davis (family of Toby Rupp)
Lori I seen your father at Twin Bridges tractor show in Chambersburg,Pa. Thursday April 28th He never left on there was anything
wrong with him ! Me and Roger go back to the 70's he repaired my mother's 1970 Plymouth Belvedere after I hit a
deer ! Roger was always particular when he repaired a car !Gonna miss him especially at the tractor shows ! But Greg &
Lori & your children will miss him more then anyone ! God Bless all of you ! Just remember he's up above now watching
over you !
sympathy. Greg and Lori I thought a lot of your dad and he always was quick to make a joke and keep everyone smiling. He
will be missed.
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