Lloyd Myers


Lloyd E. Myers, 89, of Cottage Grove passed away April 27, 2017.

He was born Aug. 15, 1927 to Arthur Ray and Martha Anna (Lake) Myers on the family farm in the Delight Valley area.

Lloyd attended Delight Valley School and even worked for the teacher by getting the fire going in the stove each morning to warm the classroom.

On Sept. 8, 1951 at the United Methodist Church in Grants Pass, Oregon, he and Janice J. Swanson were married.

He worked at the Wheeldryer Tire Shop, drove log truck and then retired as an electrician. Later he worked as a campground host with wife, Jan, at Rujada and Breitenbush forest service campgrounds.

He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, bowling, and time with family and friends. He was a member of EEE Camp Club, Moose, International Brothers Electrical Workers Union 280. He was presented with a 50 year award from the IBEW 280.

Survivors include three daughters, Kandis Bachmeier (Ken) of Harrisburg, Becky Chase (Rick) of Cottage Grove and Kimmy Hampton (Kevin) of Cottage Grove, a son, Scott Myers of Cottage Grove, a sister, Opal Houghton of Melbourne, Florida, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife on Sept. 7, 2008, and by a great-grandson, Gregory Morales.

A private memorial was held June 10, 2017 at Wells Family Cemetery in Elkton, Oregon with inurnment following.

Cremation was done by Andreasons of Springfield and memorial arrangements were privately done by family.

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