Thomas J. Myers, 79, died peacefully on Friday, January 18, 2008 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Tom was born November 12, 1928 in Bellaire, OH, the ninth child of Charles O. and Hazel L. Newson Myers.
Tom was a journeyman electrician by trade and a 51 year member of Local 141 IBEW in Wheeling, WV. He received an Honorable Discharge from the Army in 1949 and gave tirelessly to help others throughout his life.
Tom was past president of Local 141, the St. John Central Boosters Club and worked for Habitat for Humanity in the local area. He was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Church in Wheeling.
In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Mae Myers, Dorothy Grammer and Thelma Patterson.
Surviving is his wife of 55 years, Rena Colapelle Myers, 4 sons; Thomas and Denise Knapp Myers, Gregory and Diane Young Myers, Charles and Beth Ann Capers Myers, David and Anita Sharpe Myers, 3 sisters, Marcella Hepe, Bernice Sole and Mildred Palen and 2 brothers, James and Charles Myers, 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 12 until 8:00pm and Monday from 10:00am until 2:00pm at the Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441-37th St. Bellaire, where services will be held at 2:00pm with Pastor Mark Zelewicz officiating, followed by interment in Belmont County Memorial Park, St. Clairsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice or St. Paul Evangelical Church.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at altmeyer.com