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Richard Calvin Myers

Richard Calvin Myers

Male 24 Dec1924 - 2012

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  • Name Richard Calvin Myers  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 24 Dec1924  Little Rock, Pulaski Cnty, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military Service U.S. Marine Corps - WW II 
    Occupation Government - U.S. Post Office 
    Died 27 Jan 2012  Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 1 Feb 2012  Forest Hills Mem Park, Alexander, Saline Cnty, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I14473  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2017 

    Father Russell Emmett Myers,   b. 11 Aug 1896, Little Rock, Pulaski Cnty, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1936, Pulaski Cnty, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Cecile Jones,   b. 1896,   d. 1980  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Y  [6
    Family ID F5375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nona Unknown 
    Married Y  [3
    Children 
    +1. Linda Myers
    +2. Pam Myers
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2017 10:54:21 
    Family ID F5376  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1930 census records his parents, Russell Myers, 34, and Cecile, 34, and the following children: Franklin, 11; "C W," 10; "Junita," 8; Raymond, 7; Richard, 5; and Dorothy, 2. All were born in Arkansas. 1930 U.S. Census, Union, Pulaski Cnty, AR (T 626, Roll 92, ED 74, stamped p. 279).
    • The 1940 census lists his mother "Cecil," 44, a widow, living with 6 childen: Arthur F, 21; Charles W, 20; Juanita, 18; Raymond E, 17; Richard C, 15; and Dorothy, 12. Arthur worked for the state highway department as a truck driver. 1940 U.S. Census, Big Rock, Pulaski Cnty, AR (T 627, Roll 168, ED 60-88A, stamped p. 1362-B).
    • Obituary, unidentified newspaper (2012):
      "Richard Calvin Myers, 87, of Little Rock passed away Friday, January 27, 2012. He was born on December 23, 1924 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Russell and Cecil Jones Myers. Richard was a Marine and served in WWII. He attended Junior College and became a clerk with the US Postal Service for 28 years.
      "He is survived by his wife, Nona Myers of Little Rock; daughters, Linda Palapala and Pam Glasnapp (Randy); brother, Frank Myers (Jean); sister, Dorothy Tarabella; two grandchildren, Kai Palapala and Ryan Glasnapp. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Juanita Wahl, brothers, C.W. Myers and Raymond Myers.
      "Services will be held at Little Rock Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 1 at 11:00 a.m.... Burial with Military Honors will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Park in Alexander, AR...." (Courtesy of www.Findagrave.com)

  • Sources 
    1. [S1070] AR Census 1930 - Pulaski, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C. ), (T 626, Roll 92, p. 279).

    2. [S1071] AR Census 1940 - Pulaski|, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1940 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T 627, Roll 168, p. 1362-B).

    3. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Richard C Myers; 2012).

    4. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 84168718.

    5. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Jaunita C Wahl; 25 Mar 2009).

    6. [S1067] Ancestry Tree - Arter / Myers|, Pam Glasnapp, Myers / Glasnapp Family Tree, (www.Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/77433233/listofallpeople).