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1955 Gary 2021

Gary Lynn Myers

June 25, 1955 — January 18, 2021

Gary Lynn Myers, 65, of McDonald, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.  Gary will always be remembered for his jokes humor and caring for his family and friends.  He served many for years as a mechanic owning Myers Auto Service in McDonald.  He also had a creative love for working with classic cars and was considered a McDonald icon.

He was preceded in death by his son, Steven Lynn Myers; father, Robert “Bob” Myers; grandson, Jace Steven Taylor; paternal grandparents, Joseph and Mamie Carr Myers; maternal grandparents, Ted and Elsie Triplett; mother-in-law, Nettie Garner; sister-in-law, Louise Newman.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Lois Garner Myers; daughter, Angie Taylor; son-in-law, Scott Taylor; mother, Dot Triplett Myers; granddaughters, Brooke Taylor and Sydni Taylor; brother-in-law, James (Pat) Garner; loving playmate pet, Bear Dog.  Many special friends that were like brothers to him.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with Pastor Jason Ollis officiating.  Interment will follow at Lee Cemetery with Mark Summerville, Gerald Marshall, Jim Yoder, Jason Corbitt, Curtis Lockhart, Jeff Chastain, Dale Dotson, Sammy Brown and Marvin Gavin serving as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Kelley, Vern Kesley and Otis Eaton.

His family will receive friends from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. on Friday, prior to the service at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.HigginsFuneral.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, January 22, 2021

12:30 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Celebration of Life

Friday, January 22, 2021

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Interment

Friday, January 22, 2021

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