Eugene D. Myers, age 92, of Escanaba, passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba.
Eugene was born on July 6, 1930, in Ishpeming, the son of Henry and Ida (Furno) Myers. Eugene later moved to Iron Mountain where he lived for a number of years. He met his former wife, Jessie Marie (Flinn) Myers, in Escanaba then relocated to Detroit. While in Detroit, Eugene worked for the Dodge Motors Plant. The couple later moved back to the Upper Peninsula where Eugene worked for Harnischfeger before retiring from the U.S. Forest Service. Eugene enjoyed building airplanes out of Balsa wood, hunting, and watching TV. His adventurous stories like kidnapping his sister, Joanne with his mother heading for California and traveling across Death Valley in the rumble seat of a Model A. He was a giving and kind person that will be missed by many.
Eugene is survived by his ex-wife, Jessie Marie (Flinn) Myers, children; Jimmy (Cathy) Myers, Terry Myers, William Myers, and Mary Myers, siblings Delore Myers, Henrietta Norman and Dionne Cecchini, grandchildren; Norman (Natalie) Larson, Melissa Myers, Amanda (Robert) Murray, Joshua Myers, Amber (Joe) Lantagne, and Ryan Myers, several great-grandchildren and sister-in-law Phyllis Myers.
Eugene is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Ida, as well as siblings Joanne (Rocky) Corollo, and Glen Myers.
Family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, from 2 PM to 4 PM at Skradski Funeral Home in Escanaba. A closing prayer will conclude visitation at 4 PM.