Visitation: Friday, March 2nd from 6-8 P.M. at the Schipper Funeral Home.
Funeral: Saturday, March 3rd at 11:00 A.M. from the Funeral Home.
Alan D Myers, age 71, of Sandston VA (formerly of Colon MI), passed away February 26, 2018, at McGuire VA Medical Center, Hospice in Richmond, VA. He was born December 17, 1946 in Sturgis MI., son of the late Ivan & Vyrl Myers of Colon.
Alan graduated from Colon High School in 1964 and went to DeVry University in Chicago to study Engineering. Alan enlisted in the United States Army and served from Feb.1966 to Feb.1969 where he served 18 months in Wurzburg, Germany prior to being sent to Vietnam. Alan has been retired for 10 years and enjoyed motorcycling, golfing, Nascar and experiencing this great country with trips with friends.
Alan married Rebecca L (Bryan) Myers on Aug 12, 1967 at The Church of God in Colon. She survives along with one child, Treasa (George) Avgeros of Richmond VA; two grandsons, Ulysses and Christos, of Virginia Beach VA. Alan was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jeff; and two daughters, Erica Lin and Alyce Anne.
Alan made his home in Sandston VA for the past 29 years. He is a member of VFW and attended and served in Living Hope Church.
The family will receive friends on Friday, March 2 from 6-8 P.M. at the Schipper Funeral Home in Colon. The funeral will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Schipper Funeral home in Colon with Marie Wagner officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeside Cemetery, Colon MI. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to 1Q journeys way at McGuire VA Medical Center. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or online at: http://www.volunteer.va.gov/apps/VolunteerNow/