David D. Myers ©Enid News and Eagle 10-17-12 Submitted by: Glenn
ENID, Okla. — David D. Myers of Wakita, Okla., a man of great faith, went home to be with his Lord in the early morning hours of Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.
Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at New Home Cemetery, Nash. Arrangements are by Lanman Funeral Home Inc., Medford.
He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, neighbor and a friend to all.
Born March 19, 1928, in Jefferson, Okla., to J.C. and Mary Iona Myers, he spent most of his life, both as a child and as an adult, living in Nash and Grant County. One of 12 children in the family, he is survived by one sister, June Williams of Norwalk, Calif.
He attended school in Nash and enlisted in the Army during World War II. After the war, he served a term in the United States Air Force, participating in the Berlin Air Lift in the late 1940s. After discharge, he ended up in Dalhart, Texas, and married Colleen Padgett of Dalhart on Nov. 25, 1950, in Clayton, N.M. To this marriage, three children were born: Isaac of Enid, Okla., Reva Jeanine, and David Jr. of Dallas, Texas.
His wife and their mother, Colleen passed away in 1989, after 39 years of marriage.
He worked at Vance Air Force Base for over 30 years in the engine shop, retiring in 1992.
In 1993, he married his current wife, Joan Holden of Wakita, who survives him.
During his lifetime, he served as a bi-vocational lay pastor in several churches. After retirement, he became a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God and served as pastor of Harvest Temple Assembly of God Church for many years.
He is survived by wife, Joan of Wakita, all three of his children, six grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren, along with a multitude of friends and neighbors who will miss his upbeat attitude, his smile, and the good word he always had for all!
Memories may be shared with the family at www.lanman memorials.com.
Memorials may be made to Lanman Funeral Home Inc., Medford, for the family.
(Submitted by family)
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