Billy Carrol Myers, 87, of McMinnville went to be with the Lord on Monday night, Feb. 10, at NHC HealthCare Center in Smithville.
He was born Jan. 30, 1933 in Doyle, to his parents, the late Paul Otto and Jennie Bell Davis Myers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Myers, four brothers, Johnny Bradford, James Arnold, Paul Jr. and Joe Donald Myers, one sister Betty Jane (Bernice) Hubbard.
He was a faithful member of New Life United Pentecostal Church, a U.S. Army veteran having served eight years, and he was an aerostructure mechanic and air conditioning mechanic with Avco/Textron for 35 years. Bro. Bill as he was affectionately known to many, was a humble God-fearing man who studied the word of God in depth to grow in knowledge and in his relationship with the Lord. He leaves to cherish his memory five children, Carol Anne (Bruce) Northcutt of Smithville, Brian Keith Myers of McMinnville, Melody Jean (Tim) West of Smithville, Lisa (Virgil) Joines Jr. of McMinnville and Monica (Jeff) Robinson of McMinnville, 13 grandchildren, Jacob (Whitney) Northcutt, Jesse (Alicia) Northcutt, Jonathan (Courtney) Myers, Brian Thomas Myers, Sarah West, Rebekah West, Joseph West, Adam West, Mark (Erin) Joines, Rachel Joines, Stephen (Heather) Robinson, Matthew (McKenzie) Robinson and Olivia Flanders, three great-granddaughters Bethanie and Gracie Northcutt and Beckley West; three brothers, Jackie (Caroline) Myers of Rock Island, Charlie (Brenda) Myers of Bone Cave and Bruce (Beverly) Myers of Murfreesboro, two sisters Judy Ann Rogers of Gallatin and Janice Bowen of California; several nieces and nephews and special friend, Jack Peacock of Atlanta, Ga.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. Dwayne Cornelius and Michael Hale officiating and burial will follow at Scurlock Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation with the family will be Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. In addition to flowers, the family asks donations be made to the United Pentecostal Missionary Fund or to the Children’s Sunday School department at New Life, in memory of Bill. The Myers family would like to extend a special thank you to the caregivers and staff of NHC and Caris Hospice.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Feb. 14, 2020