1938 Dennis 2021

Dennis Myers

August 25, 1938 — May 27, 2021

Dennis Erwin Myers, 82, of Mount Airy, Maryland, passed from this life on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Born on August 25, 1938, in Winfield, Kansas,  he was the son of the late John Watson Myers and Nellie Imogene (Graham) Myers.

He was the loving husband of Betty Lou (Scheaffer) Myers, she passed away on April 12, 2021.  Dennis married Betty on April 19, 1964, she was the love of his life and she always came first.  Dennis was at her bedside holding her hand when she passed.  Now they are reunited.

Dennis proudly served in the United States Navy from November 1956 to 1960 and was a Reservist from November 1960 to 1962.  He was stationed in the Mediterranean Sea on the USS Antietam.

He was a successful concrete engineer.  He was a hard working man who worked sunrise to sundown to provide for his family.  He would always say, "it is not the one who plants the oak tree, that enjoys the shade."

Special thank you to his caregivers and Frederick Health Hospice.

He is survived by his children, Christine L. Lawson and husband, Dave, Sr., Denise L. Myers, Candy Appleby and fiance, Chris;  granddaughter, Michelle Monroe and husband, Nick, Lauren Winfield and husband, TJ, David Lawson, Jr. and wife, Tricia, Fred Lawson and wife, Sarah and Dawn Johnson; great grandchildren, Everly Monroe, Chase Lawson, Dustin Lawson, Olivia Lawson, Abigail Lawson and Piper Lawson; siblings, Barbara "Barb" Wilson and Patsy "Pat" Mulholland and husband, Russ.  He is also survived by several nieces and nephews who affectionately referred to him as both as "Uncle Denny" and "Uncle Dennis"

He is preceded in death by siblings, Frank Myers, Phyllis Erb, Ethel Westfall, John "Bud" Myers, Ross Myers and Wanda Myers; grandchildren, Brian Lawson.

Services and interment private.

Memorial donations may be made to Frederick Hospice, 1 Frederick Health Way Frederick, MD 21701.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com.

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