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Donald B Myers, Sr

December 3, 1931 ~ February 21, 2019 (age 87)

Donald B. Myers, Sr., 87, of Bridgeport, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday.

Born to Seward and Ruth Myers, Don enlisted in the Marines, as a young man, in 1951 and served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He retired after 20 years of service. Don continued on to school and became a Golf Course Superintendent at Griffis Air Force Base, Rogues Roost, Village Green, and Cazenovia Golf Courses. Golf was a big part of his life along with hunting and fishing.

Don is predeceased by his parents and his wife Rose Myers. He is survived by his daughter Teri (Steve) Smith; son Donald B. (Tracey) Myers, Jr.; sisters Jeri (Ted) Marshall and Rita (Tom) Bertrand; grandchildren Brian (Alicia) Smith, Kevin Smith; Wyatt Myers, and Nicole Myers; and great grandchildren Alexandria and Eleanor Smith.

Calling Hours will be held on Tuesday, 5-7 pm, at Traub Funeral Home, 7975 Rt. 31, Bridgeport, with a service to follow at 7 pm. Burial in Bridgeport Cemetery, with military honors, will take place in the spring. 

 

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