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Obituary – Dick Myers



Mr. Richard “Dick” Myers, age 82, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, August 8, 2021, under the loving care and comfort of his family and Hospice Compassus. 

A Celebration of Life service will be 4 PM Saturday, August 14, 2021, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Reverend Steve Murphree will officiate. 

The family will receive visitors 2-4 PM Saturday at the funeral home. 

He was born December 20, 1938, in York, Pennsylvania, to the late Charles and May Stubbs Myers. Dick was trainer of Tennessee Walking Horses, and one of the founding members, and lifelong member, of the Walking Trainers Association. He was a faithful member of New Beginnings Baptist Church in Shelbyville. 

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Hanger Myers, of Shelbyville; a brother, George Myers, and his companion Sherrie, of Reno, Nevada; sisters, Pat Copeheaver and Ruth Blumenthal, both of York, Pennsylvania; someone with whom he bonded like a son, Brian Reece, of Pikeville, Tennessee; numerous nieces and nephews; his wife’s cousins, Wade Cash, and his wife Phyllis, and Niann Wilmer, and her husband Dickie. 

Dick would be honored with memorials to the Tennessee Walking Horse Trainers Association or New Beginnings Baptist Church. 

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.

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