Dr. Charles S. Myers Jr.

Born: Sat., Jan. 30, 1937
Died: Sun., Feb. 17, 2019


2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 22, 2019
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church

Memorial Service

5:00 PM Fri., Feb. 22, 2019
Location: St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church

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Dr. Charles Sheasley Myers Jr., 82, of Spring Creek, PA, passed away after an extended illness on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Warren General Hospital.

He was born January 30, 1937, in Philipsburg, PA, a son to the late Charles Sheasley and Luella (Gephart) Myers Sr.

Charles is survived by his 6 children, Carol Rickerson of Youngsville, Cathy (Steve) Frederick of Pittsburgh, Chris Myers and her fiancé, John Mack, of Youngsville, Cassandra “Sandy” (George) Traut of Warren, Charmaine “Stacey” (Justin) Ingram of Pittsburgh and Charles “Chuck” (Kendra) Myers III of New Hampshire; a brother, Gary (Carol) Myers of State College; his grandchildren, Casey (Chelsea) Rickerson, Ryan (Emily) Rickerson, Corey and Kyle Traut, Noah, Chaz, Jacob and Brandon Myers; 6 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and his loyal sidekick, his English Bulldog, Charlie.

In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his loving wife, J. Lynne (Matsik) Myers whom he married on May 15, 1964 in Pittsburgh; his brother, LT. David Myers, 3 infant daughters, a son-in-law, Robert Rickerson and a nephew, Curtis Myers.

Charles graduated from State College High School. He then enlisted in the US Navy and served the majority of his time state side in the Great Lakes Region as a Dental Tech. from Feb. 1958 to Dec. 1961. He loved his country and was proud to be a Navy Veteran. He studied at Allegheny College and then graduated from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dentistry in 1966. His first Dentist job brought him to Warren County.

He loved the area and enjoyed living in Warren, Youngsville and Spring Creek. He continued for the next 52 years practicing Dentistry. "It’s what I’m trained to do and I love it" he would say. His relationship with his patients was very important to him. Many he considered his friends. "We Cater to Cowards" his appointment cards used to say. He always had a friendly smile, story or joke to tell.

He was a clown for the Shriners. He enjoyed his role as "Docco" the clown. Visiting children at the Shriners hospital and riding that silly bike in the parades. He was a member of the Stillwater Lodge #547 F&AM Masonic Lodge and also a member of Saint Francis of Assisi Church. He and his wife, Lynne, joined the SCA (The Society for Creative Anachronism) He received The Order of the Laurel; the highest honor for study and skill in the Arts and Sciences. He loved creating art through wood working and belonged to many wood carving groups in PA, NY and WV. He belonged to Corry and Columbus Woodcarving and Southtown and Olgby Woodcarvers Assoc. He also belonged to the Warren Art League and The Corry Artist Guild. His legacy lives on in his magnificent works of art.

He had a thirst for knowledge and always wanted to learn more. He enhanced his life with his love of nature and the outdoors. Spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Playing practical jokes on them and nurturing their sense of humor. With a sparkle in his eye and the grin on his face you knew he was up to something. There was always lots of love and laughter when the Myers crew got together!

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, February 22 from 2-5pm at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 343 East Main Street, Youngsville, PA 16371. A memorial service will be held there at 5pm with the Fr. Rev. Timothy Dyer, officiating. A private burial will take place in Spring Creek Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Development and Donor Relations Dept., 1645 West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505, Miracle Mountain Ranch, 101 Rodeo Drive, Spring Creek, PA 16436, St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church or The Corry Artist Guild Scholarship fund, PO Box 350, Corry, PA. 16407.

The Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, in Youngsville, have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.

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