Obituary- Dick Myers

Aug 24th, 2021 | By | Category: News, Obituaries

Dick MyersThe Tennessee Walking Horse industry has lost a legend. Mr. Richard “Dick” Myers, age 82, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, August 8, 2021, under the loving care and comfort of his family and Hospice Compassus.
A Celebration of Life service was held Saturday, August 14, 2021, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Military honors were provided by the United Sates Navy. Reverend Steve Murphree officiated.
He was born December 20, 1938, in York, Pennsylvania, to the late Charles and May Stubbs Myers. Dick was a trainer of Tennessee Walking Horses, and one of the founding members, and a lifelong member of the Walking Horse Trainers’ Association. A veteran of the United Sates Navy, Mr. Myers was a faithful member of New Beginnings Baptist Church in Shelbyville.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Hanger Myers, of Shelbyville; a brother, George Myers, and his companion Sherrie, of Reno, Nevada; sisters, Pat Copeheaver and Ruth Blumenthal, both of York, Pennsylvania. Someone with whom he bonded like a son, Brian Reece, of Pikeville, Tennessee; numerous nieces and nephews; his wife’s cousins, Wade Cash, and his wife Phyllis, and Niann Wilmer, and her husband Dickie.
Dick would be honored with memorials to the Tennessee Walking Horse Trainers Association or New Beginnings Baptist Church.
Feldhaus Memorial Chapel assisted the family. The Scoop sends our warmest condolences to Joyce and the Myers Family.

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