Mr. Charles W Myers Jr., 87, of Greencastle, PA, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at the Chambersburg Hospital.
Born August 19, 1936, in his home in Greencastle, he was the son of the late Charles W. and Gertrude “Mae” (Sheeley) Myers.
He graduated from Greencastle Antrim High School with the class of 1955. He was drafted into the U.S. Army and served from 1959 until 1962.
He married Nancy L. (Hardman) Myers August 30, 1963, in Greencastle.
He worked as a surveyor and retired in 1995 from Allegheny Power Company.
He was a life member of the Rescue Hose Company No. 1 Inc., Greencastle, and a member of the Greencastle American Legion, the Greencastle Sportsman’s Association, the NRA and the AARP.
Charles was a talented woodworker who made and sold canes and plaques. He did beautiful, detailed work and was especially fond of carving eagles.
He enjoyed hunting, which he did alongside his wife, sons and grandson. He enjoyed watching football, being a fan of the Minnesota Vikings.
Charles was a quiet man, who was right to the point when he had something to say. He was kindhearted and cared greatly for his family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons: Craig D. Myers and his wife, Michelle, of Waynesboro, PA and William L. Myers and his wife, Kelly, of Hagerstown, MD, one grandson, Tyler C. Myers of Greencastle; two great-grandchildren: Kinley N. Myers and Kyler M. Myers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Myers.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St. Greencastle, PA, with Rev. Dr. A. Robert Cook officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., on Tuesday, November 21st, in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 1976 Scotland Ave. Chambersburg, PA 17201, or to Wounded Warriors online here.
Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.