Eugene passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Borgess Pipp Hospital in Plainwell.
He was born July 3, 1934 in Allegan the son of Clifford and Lois (Sweet) Myers. Eugene graduated from Otsego High School in 1952 and was a lifelong resident of the area. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Eugene had worked at Schaffer’s Bakery and then at General Motors at the Kalamazoo plant for 27 years retiring in 1993.
He enjoyed gardening, bowling on a league with his sons, camping at the Moose Lodge, following the Detroit Tigers, Lions and the Big 10 College Teams, going to classic car shows and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Otsego Moose Lodge.
In November 1962 in Lowell he married Ruth Ann Kinyon who survives.
Also surviving are his sons, Marty (Becky Sonnevil) Myers of Plainwell, Jeffrey (Andrea) Myers of Byron Center, Gregg (Cheri) Myers of Plainwell and Gene (Stephanie) Myers of Plainwell; 10 grandchildren, Josh A., Josh D., Marc, Matt, Jordan, Shelby, Abigail, Jessica, Alison and Paige; 2 great-grandchildren, Deklin and Daxton and siblings, George, Les, Marion, Lucille and Kate.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Vern, Larry, Irene, Bertha and Alton.
Friends may meet with Eugene’s family from 6-8 P.M., Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, March 15, 2019 with Celebrant MaryAnn DeVries officiating.
Military Honors by Otsego VFW Post #3030.
A private family burial with take place at Trowbridge Methodist Cemetery at a later time.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.