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ROBERT "BOB" E. MYERS

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ROBERT "BOB" E. MYERS

Robert "Bob" E. Myers, LCdr U.S. Navy, Retired, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

He was born Oct. 3, 1925.

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A child of the depression, a self-made man, World War II Naval Officer, Quality Control Engineer, NASA computer programmer...A man of the water, traveler, sailor, dad, grandpa, great-grandpa and friend...his wonderful life stories and way of speaking allowed many to share his voyages. His ship was one of the first into occupied Japan.

He spent his summers on Fish Hook Lake for the past 20 years. He and Audrey would often spend winters in a place that they loved very much, Samana, Dominican Republic. For years the family would sail in the Caribbean for a few weeks in the winter.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Myers, and one son, Craig Myers.

He is survived by daughter, Cheryl Valois and sons Jeff Valois and David Myers and a plethora of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to friendsoftheheadwaters.org.

A private service will be held at a later date.

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