Lee Arnold Myers, age 92, of Auburn and formerly of Swan Twp. – Noble Co., died Sunday, February 9, 2020 at his home. He was born March 9, 1927 in Jefferson Twp. – Noble Co. to Clifford Ross and Marie M. (Plescher) Myers and they preceded him in death. He married Donna Jean Schaefer on March 20, 1948 in Swan Twp. She died March 19, 2008. Lee worked at Slater Steel for 24 ½ years, retiring in 1992. He also worked as a truck driver at North American Van Lines prior to Slater Steel. Lee served in the Merchant Marines during WW II from 1944-1947.
Lee is survived by his son: Thomas (Marilyn) Myers, of Avilla; daughter: Barbara Ann Myers Walburn, Pittsburg, PA; 3 grandchildren: Joseph (Alexis) Myers, Hooper, UT; Roger (Kelly) Walburn, Pittsburg, PA; Jennifer (David) Lemen, Lebanon, IN; 8 great grandchildren: Noah, Joshua and Matthew Walburn; Spencer and Laura Lemen; McKenna, Madalyn and Olivia Myers.
Lee was preceded in death by his parents: Clifford and Marie Myers; wife: Donna Jean Myers; half-brother: John Steckley; 3 half-sisters: Virginia Simons, Virginia Miller and Ruby Uhl.
Services will take place at 11:00 am on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Harper Funeral Home, Avilla Chapel, 530 N Main St., Avilla.
Visitation will take place from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the funeral home.
Burial will take place in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery – Kendallville.
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