Robert V. Myers
03/03/1930 - 07/14/2017

Robert V. “Spook” Myers, 87, of Hanover, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 14, 2017 at this home with his family by his side. He was the husband of Shirley J. (McCusker) Myers to whom he was married 60 years.  Born March 3, 1930 in Hanover, he was the son of the late John D. and Clara E. (Berkheimer) Myers.  Spook was a skilled carpenter and owner/operator of Robert V. Myers Acoustical Ceiling Contractor. He attended St. Vincent School and Eichelberger prior to serving his country proudly during the Korean War in the U S Army as an MP in Ft. Gordon, Georgia. He was a member of Sacred Heart Basilica, Edgegrove, Hanover Knights of Columbus #871, St. Vincent’s Holy Name Society, American Legion Post 14, McSherrystown Fish & Game, New Oxford Social Club and McSherrystown Home Association. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family and friends especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Surviving are six children; Joseph R. Myers and wife Nancy of Hanover, Patricia Eyler of Westminster, MD, Tonja J. McCauley and husband Greg of Spring Grove, Tereska V. Brown and husband Richard of Hanover, Tierney V. Myers and wife Marie of Nazareth, and Toby V. Myers and wife Jennifer of McSherrystown, eleven grandchildren; Joe Myers Jr., Scott Myers, Amy Albrecht, Tiffany Benzel, Matt McCauley, Daniele McCauley, Ryan Myers, Grace Myers, Lindsay Myers, Allison Brown and Troy Brown, eight great-grandchildren and three siblings; Gladys Reck of Gettysburg, Helen Klunk and Willis J. Myers both of Hanover and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son-in-law; Charles Eyler, grandson; Curtis McCauley and four siblings.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Sacred Heart Basilica, Edgegrove with Rev. Joseph R. Howard as celebrant. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown.  Serving as pallbearers will be; Joe Myers Jr, Scott Myers; Matt McCauley, Ryan Myers, Ashley Myers; Tiffany Benzel, Daniele McCauley and Gary Linebaugh.  Contributions in memory of Spook may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Rd, Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.


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Posted at:07/18/2017 6:06 pm
Henry, Jane, Emily Wardrop -
Myers Family, May your fond memories and faith provide you comfort while you grieve the loss of your beloved husband, father, and grandfather. His kind heart and gentle spirit was a blessing to all. With Sympathy, Wardrop Family

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