In Memory Of
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Alva Roger Myers
03/17/1937 - 04/11/2022
Alva “Roger” Myers, 85, of Centralia, Kansas, died on Monday, April 11, 2022, at his home, with his wife and daughters, Lynn and Carrie, by his side.
Roger was born on March 17, 1937, west of Centralia to Alva and Lucille Gleason Myers. Roger was the eldest of six siblings; having three sisters and two brothers. Roger grew up west of Centralia and attended a country school house and completed the 8th grade. He had helped his father on the family farm, until moving to Wichita.
When Roger was 18 years old, his father got a job in Wichita, Kansas at Boeing aircraft. Roger soon after being in Wichita, obtained his license to be an electrician and within no time, but not without hours of long hard studying, became a master electrician.
Roger enjoyed bowling, which ensued him meeting the love of his life. He married Joan Cadue, on April 8, 1972; and days before his death, they celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary.
Roger was the owner/operator of his own electrical business in Wichita, called Roger’s Electric. Roger worked with his wife, Joan by his side running their successful business for 41 years; until they retired and moved back to the family farm in Centralia.
Roger liked to fish, camp and hunt and was often revered to as a smooth talker, he just loved to visit.
Roger was preceded in death by his mother and father, Alvie & Lucille Gleason Myers; his sister, Kathy Myers; and his son, Richard Myers.
Besides his wife Joan, Roger is survived by his eight children; Becky Myers of Wichita, Sonny Myers of Shell Knob, Missouri, Cheryl Myers of Wichita, Lee Kettner of Haysville, Kansas, Lynn Kenney of Centralia, Gina Myers of Chicago, Illinois, Carrie Kettner of Centralia, his siblings,: James Myers of Edge Water, Florida, Carolyn Myers, of Leon, Kansas, Charlene Myers of Imperial Beach, California and Michael Myers of Wichita; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, April 15, 2022 at 1 PM at the Centralia City Cemetery, Centralia, Kansas.
Memorials will be designated at a later date.