MYERS, Donald Earl "Don"
was born on January 13, 1945 and spent his entire life raising Hell in Gesto, while building his home and family. We sadly announce he passed peacefully surrounded by our family on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 73 years of age. Don lost the love of his life Brenda in 2003. Loving Dad of Debra "George" Myers and Tim, Terry Myers and Ruth Ann and Shari Freeman and husband Darren. Proud Papa of Brandon, Steven, and Courtney Taylor, Kyle (Courtney) and Jessica Myers, Cole and Kierra Freeman and Great Pepe of Emma Taylor and Kaylee Dubois-Taylor. Dearest son of the late Grace Miller and Earl Myers. Dear brother of Bob and late wife Florence and late Larry and wife Sandy and brother-in-law of Patricia Meloche (late Garnet), Bob Cote (Pat), Roger Cote (Arlene), Doug Cote (Janet), Michelle Cote (Eddie) and Rochelle Cote. Don will also be remembered and missed by his numerous nieces and nephews, Daeca Renaud and his many friends. Don retired as a beloved custodian from Colchester North Public School and is remembered each year at graduation with the Don Myers Service Award given to the student that exemplifies responsibility, dedication and school pride. Don had an honorary life membership with K of C Council 2844 McGregor. He enjoyed spending time on the golf course with his buddies and left his empty chair at the legion in Essex Royal Canadian Legion Br. # 201. He will be remembered for his love of beer, loyalty to family and friends, humour, sarcasm and his genuine kindness. Family and friends are invited for memorial visitation at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Saturday, December 8 from 1-4 and 6-8 pm. Celebration of Don's life will take place on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the Royal Canadian Legion, Br 201 Essex (103 Talbot Street North, Essex) from 11am - 4pm with Family Memories shared at noon. AT DON'S REQUEST, please wear your favourite jeans and T-shirts (Free beer case shirts acceptable). Anyone that comes in a tie buys a round (Legion hat rules apply). Don was always dedicated, sharing his smile as he sold poppies each year and in his memory, if desired memorial donations made to the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #201 Poppy Fund or the Quilts of Valour Fund would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca