Dennis E. Myers, 74, of Leesburg, IN passed away at 3:44 PM, Thursday, February 25, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Peru on March 5, 1946 the son of Irven and Virginia DeFord Myers. Dennis married Penny Corn on June 30, 1972 and she survives.
Dennis was graduate of Oak Hill High School and a retired Chrysler employee. He attended various United Methodist Churches. Dennis was an avid fisherman and ice fisherman. He was a member of the Converse Flying Eagles where they flew remote control airplanes. He was a member of UAW 685, the Peru Bass Club, and enjoyed arrowhead hunting, deer hunting and taxidermy. Dennis also enjoyed playing the harmonica. In his younger days he had a pet groundhog which earned him the nickname “Groundhog”, but to his co-workers he was known as “Hippy”.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 48 years, Penny, is a daughter Kay Long and her husband Steve of Kokomo, a son Larry Myers and his wife Sherry of Waterloo, IN, a brother Dale Myers and his wife Rose Marie of Amboy, IN, 14 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and a 6th great grandchild on the way.
A service celebrating the life of Dennis Myers will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, 201 N. Main St., Amboy, IN with Pastor Randy Smoot officiating. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery. Family and friends will gather from 4 – 7 PM, Monday, March 1, 2021 at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home.
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