Kenneth Marvin Myers, age 92 of Merritt, passed away Friday, July 2, 2021 at home.
Kenneth was born July 20, 1928 in Butterfield Township to Walter E. and Ruth I. (Burger) Myers.
He was united in marriage to Marilyn J. Relyea on November 23, 1955 at the Butterfield Methodist Church.
Kenneth was raised on a dairy farm and attended the Merritt School. He entered the military and served in the US Army during the Korean War. After the service, he began working with his father in the gravel and cement business and they began the LC Redi Mix in 1968. After the business was sold he continued in the gravel business until present day which is now known as Myers Gravel Incorporated in Merritt.
Ken enjoyed photography and collecting Petoskey stones and Pudding stones. Family gatherings were also a total pleasure to him.
Ken is survived by his wife Marilyn and children: Linda (John Clyde) Goodrich of Britton, Gary (Rose Sublett) Myers of Merritt, Cheryl (Greg Ford) Winrick of Britton, Marjorie (Stacy) Wagner of Merritt and Kenneth Ray (Lisa Conner) Myers of Merritt, four grandchildren: Lucas Goodrich, Joshua Goodrich (Kristi Clark), Erin (Michael) Dykgraaf and Amy Wagner and five great grandchildren: Joslynn and Kaitlynn Goodrich, Maxwell, Emelia and Evalette Dykgraaf.
Ken is also survived by a sister, Marilyn Myers of Merritt and sister in law Marjorie Relyea of Merritt and brother in law, Robert (Barbara) Feldkamp of Deerfield, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Neomia Hartman, brother in law Ray Hartman, a sister in law, Darlene Feldkamp and a grandson, Jason Goodrich.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at the Young-Holdship Funeral Home in Lake City with Pastor Michael Dunn officiating. Visitation will be held on Monday, July 5, 2021 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home and also on Tuesday beginning at 10:00 am until service time.
Burial will take place at the Lake City Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the American Legion Post 300 of Lake City.
The family is being served by the Young-Holdship Funeral Home in Lake City and words of comfort and memories may be shared online at www.holdshipfuneralhomes.com.
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