Marshall David "Dave" Myers, 70, of Quincy, died at 9:27 a.m. Tuesday (August 15, 2017) in Blessing Hospital.
Born June 11, 1947 in Quincy, Dave was the son of Marshall D. "Barney" and Evelyn Utech Myers. He married Diana Dawson on October 22, 1994 in Liberty, Illinois. She survives.
When he was younger, Dave was active with the Boy Scouts of America and earned his Eagle Scout Award. He was an avid hunter who enjoyed duck and goose hunting at his farm. Dave was a lifelong member of Ducks Unlimited and a member of the Mississippi Valley Hunters and Fishermen and the Delta Waterfowl. He loved working in his yard and tending to his gardens, following his favorite team, the St. Louis Cardinals, but he especially enjoyed having a drink with his buddies at his favorite local taverns.
Dave was employed for 27 years as a Senior Systems Analyst for Gardner Denver and was a member of the Quarter Century Club at Gardner Denver. He later was employed at the Corporate Office in Clayton, Missouri for Enterprise Rental Cars as a Project Manager Specialist for Information Systems. He retired in 2014 after 21 years with the company.
Survivors include his father, Marshall "Barney" Myers of Quincy; his wife, Diana; a daughter, Julie Myers of Austin, TX; two sons, Brian Myers (Jennifer) of Quincy and Adam Dawson (Bethany Greenwood) of Quincy; two grandchildren, Sammy Adcox V and Dalton Myers both of Quincy; a sister, Debby Nicholson of Quincy; a brother, Dennis Myers (Gina) of Wentzville, MO; many loving nieces and nephews; and his pet cat, "Annie".
Dave was preceded in death by his mother, Evelyn Myers.
Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Disseler officiating. To honor Dave, the family ask that casual attire (camo or St. Louis Cardinals) be worn to the funeral. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be Saturday morning from 9:30 until the time of services at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Dalton Myers College Fund.