Michael H. ‘Mikey’ Myers

Michael H. ‘Mikey’ Myers

Michael H. “Mikey” Myers, 76, of Grand Tower, died Thursday, April 4, 2024, at his home. 

He was born on Sept. 14, 1947, in Pontiac, Mich., the son of Harry O. and Roma Madrine Krach Myers. 

He married Kathy Tucker on Sept. 15, 1978, in Jackson, Mo.

He is survived by his  wife, Kathy Myers of Grand Tower; children Brandon (Sheila) Myers of Grand Tower and Will (Holly) Myers of Nashville, Tenn.; grandchildren Allie, Zoe and Branson Myers, Kiersten Myers and Addison Cranoe; a brother, Randy (Elizabeth) Myers of Vienna; many other relatives and friends.  

He was preceded in death by his parents and father and mother-in-law, Bill and Mary Tucker.  

Mr. Myers served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He was awarded a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his service. 

He did a little bit of everything. He farmed in the bottoms and worked out of the Laborers’ Local 773 in Marion for many years. He was a volunteer firefighter in Grand Tower and Tower Rock Fire Department and served on the township board. 

He was a “gear head” and enjoyed going to the Street Machine Nationals in Du Quoin, tractor pulls and racing go-karts. 

He was all about his grandchildren and whatever sports they were playing, he was always there to cheer them on. 

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna,  with the Rev. Jack Thornton officiating.  

Friends can call from noon until the service hour at 2 p.m. at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. 

Military funeral honors will be conducted at the funeral home by Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of the VFW and the Illinois Army National Guard funeral honor team in Marion. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

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