Ronnie Dale Myers, 88, of Springfield passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2023, at Springfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. He was born July 14, 1935, the son of Bryan and Norma Lee Myers, in Miller.
He graduated from Everton High School in Everton with the class of 1953 and was stationed in Germany in the US Army from June 1958 to May 1960.
On Aug. 21, 1965, he married Brenda and they had just celebrated 58 years of marriage. He worked construction as a crane operator from 1960-1979. He then owned and operated Myers Propane for 27 years. He was elected to the Miller Lodge on May 8, 1972, and was raised to Master Mason January 26, 1974. He was Worshipful Master in 1980-1981 and served as secretary from 1987-1989. He joined Abou Ben Adhem in 1974 and was a member and ambassador of The Lawrence County Shrine Club. He joined The Scottish Rite of the Valley of Joplin in 1974 and served on the membership committee and assistant director of the dining room crew. He served on the Miller School Board from 1980-1986, attended Shiloh Church in Miller and was baptized in Turnback Creek when he was young. Later on in life he was a member of the Lawrenceburg Methodist Church and was also president of the Halltown Fire Board.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Myers; brother, Pat (Patti) Myers; sister-in-law, Emma Carter; and nephew all of Springfield; daughters, Ronda (Keith) Myers of Mt. Vernon and Klista (Chad) Hill; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren all from Miller.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Kitty Myers; brother-in-law, Morris Carter; mother and father-in-law, Loyd and Reva Carter; niece, Joy Kay Brown; and brother, Beattie Allen Myers.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, Nov. 16, at Walnut Lawn Funeral Home with Ernie Demster officiating. Burial followed at Rock Prairie Cemetery in Halltown with full military honors.
His care has been entrusted to Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Ltd. DeGraffenreid-Wood Crematory.


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