J. C. (Knobby) Myers, 76, of Calhoun, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at his residence.
He was a retiree of Maytag Corporation, a member of Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church, and an avid NASCAR fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Myers and Lora Brown Myers; son, James Myers; brothers: J.D. (Irene) Myers and Bill (Joan) Myers; and sisters: Shirley (Kenneth) Woods, Faye (Bill) Brock and Ann Swafford.
He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Juanita Cross Myers of Calhoun; children: Theresa Lowe of Cleveland, Susan Calfee and husband, LeRoy, of Cleveland, Tiffany Shamblin and husband, Jason, of Calhoun, and Justin Myers and wife, Angel, of Calhoun; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers: Willis (Cotton) Myers and Ray (Marie) Myers, both of Cleveland; brother-in-law, Dennis Swafford; special friends: Kelly, Tim and Alley Whaley; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of his Life will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Cain and the Rev. Jeff Frazier officiating.
Interment will follow in Calhoun First Baptist Church Cemetery, with Justin Myers, Jason Shamblin, Trayce Shamblin, David McAlister, Caleb Rice, Terry Myers and Tim Whaley serving as pallbearers. Damien Harris will serve as an honorary pallbearer. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Myers family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.
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