Monday, April 18, 2016

Curtis Myers

Curtis Myers, 91, of Shady Point, OK passed away Monday, April 18, 2016 in Ft. Smith, AR.  Curtis was the son of the late Bruce and Stella (McKnight) Myers of Ada, OK.  Curtis was born May 28, 1924 in Egypt, OK.  He was united in marriage to Opheline Abbott November 11, 1944 at their preacher's home in Ada.  Curtis had numerous jobs in the milk industry.  He worked at Colverts Dairy in Ada until 1972.  He and Opheline moved to Poteau, OK in 1972 where they opened the Sonic Drive-In. 

Curtis was an avid horseman his whole life, working cattle and just riding horses which he loved.  He enjoyed hunting, camping, 4-wheeling and family gatherings.  He left many wonderful memories and was loved dearly.  He will be missed by all.  He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Opheline (5/18/2013); brother, Leonard and sisters, Charlene & Nadine.

Survivors include his daughter & son in law, Geraldine & Jerry Haskins of Ashdown, AR; sons & daughters in law, Don & Judye Myers of Mena, AR, Danny & Timmie Myers of Shady Point, OK; grandchildren, Jeffrey & Machelle Haskins, Tracy Womack all of  Ashdown, AR, Cotye Myers, Brandi & David Sachs , Justin & Kendra all of Mena, AR, Tory & Satin Myers of Rosebud, AR, Tyla Myers of Shady Point, OK; 15 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 10 am, Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Shady Point  Assembly of God Church.  Burial will be 2 pm, at Memorial Park, Ada, OK.  Pallbearers will be his grandsons.

The family will be at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives & friends.

1 comment:

(Denni) said...

Celebrate this man well! He was such a kind example for so many of us youngin's at the SONIC. Good memories. My condolences to his family. Donda (Gibson-Griffin) Farrar