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Charles L. Myers, 96, Wakarusa, formerly of Goshen, died at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at Miller's Merry Manor, Wakarusa.
He was born April 4, 1921, in Wakarusa, to Abram and Edna (Wallace) Myers.
He married Mary (Neely) Myers in 1943.
Surviving are his wife, Mary, Wakarusa; son, Jim (Norene) Myers, Elkhart; daughter, Cindy LaCounte, Goshen; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death are his parents; son-in-law, Phillip Kramer; brother, Harold Myers; sister, Miriam Allen; and brothers, Kenneth Myers and John Myers.
Charles was a graduate of Wakarusa High School where he was a track star. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II.
Charles was a local auctioneer for more than 30 years. He had his own auction barn and furniture store which he built himself. He also built his own home.
He was a past director of the Civil Defense Unit, Goshen, for several years and was a former member of the Beagle Club, Bristol. His hobbies in later years were making model stagecoaches and reading.
Charlie's family had a lot of fun with him and he will be greatly missed.
All services will be private.
The family would like to thank Miller's Merry Manor Rose Pod Staff and Laura Miller for their great care and compassion.
Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, is handling arrangements and online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com.
Published on August 22, 2017
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