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Robert Franklin Meyers

August 5, 1927 ~ July 8, 2020 (age 92)

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Robert Franklin Meyers, age 92, of Fort Wayne, died July 8, 2020 at the Hamilton Place Assisted Living, Fort Wayne. Mr. Meyers was born in Decatur, Indiana on August 5, 1927 to the late Franklin Pierce Myers and Gertha May (Hower) Myers. He moved to Craigville in the early 1930’s where he attended grade school and graduated from Lancaster Central High School in 1945. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1945. He honorably served his country in the Philippines until he was discharged in 1947. He married Betty Jane Cobb of Bluffton, Indiana in 1948 in Montpelier, Ohio and she preceded him in death in 2015. Robert was employed with Security Cartage Trucking Company, Thermtron Products, and he retired from Koehlinger Lock and Safe after 17 years. He enjoyed gardening, camping and traveling. He and Betty spent many winters in Harlingen, Texas.

Survivors include:
Son, Kendrick Meyers of Shelbyville, Indiana.
Son, Randol and Sharon Meyers of Fort Wayne.
Daughter, Cindy and Tim Fenbert of Fort Wayne.
Six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Charles Myers and two sisters, Inez Bracht and Evelyn Meyer.  

A private celebration of Robert’s life will be held at a later date. .

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