Ronald J.E. “Ron” Myers, age 86, of Scotts, died Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at his home. He was born in Comstock on April 5, 1933 the youngest of three children born to Ralph and Alison (Spealman) Myers. After high school Ron served in the National Guard. He was married to Marian D. “Pete” Homan on May 29, 1952 in Leonidas. Ron was a carpenter at Miller Davis in Kalamazoo for 7 years. He later became a millwright at the General Motors plant in Kalamazoo where he worked for 27 years. Ron was a Mason and life member of the Portage Brady Lodge #34. He enjoyed hunting and fishing throughout his life. When his children were young, he was a 4-H Leader and taught woodworking and coached softball.
Ron is survived by a daughter, Pamela Borsodi of Oseola, IN; son, Philip Myers of Pampa, TX; six grandchildren, Mary (Todd) Franks, Rachel (Ian) Hamilton, Jonathan (Isabella) Borsodi, Emily (Ashton) Anthony, Adam Borsodi, and Matthew Borsodi; eight great-grandchildren, Leah Franks, Reed Hamilton, Gavin Franks, Kayleigh Hamilton, Mia Borsodi, Ania Borsodi, Emerson Anthony, and Braxton Anthony; daughter- in- law, Judy Myers; friend and caretaker, Sue Porter; and several nieces and nephews.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marian “Pete” Myers; 2 sons, Jerry Eugene Myers and Glenn Myers; brother, James Myers; and sister, Virginia Dunn.
There will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Leonidas Cemetery. It is suggested that memorials be directed to either Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, 222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 or to Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, 1502 USF Pine Dr., Tampa, FL 33612
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.eickhofffuneralhome.com