ALAN E. MYERS

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ST. ALBANS — Alan E. Myers, age 87, passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2015. He was born in St. Albans to Harry and Inez Myers. Alan graduated from Bellows Free Academy where he excelled in basketball and baseball. He served in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific and later worked for the Central Vermont Railway in accounting and operations.

Alan was an avid boater and enjoyed summers with his family on Lake Champlain and downhill skiing in the winter. He and his loving wife, Joan, moved to Tennessee in 1990 to be near their grandchildren. Alan was active in senior tennis in Oak Ridge and Knoxville.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Joan; son, Steven; daughter-in-law, Mary; granddaughter, Jade and grandson, Mac. Alan is survived by his son, Jimm Myers and his wife, Deb; daughter, Karen Jacobs and husband, Gary; grandson, Luke Jacobs and wife, Michelle, and granddaughter, Chelsea Osborne and husband, Nathan. A private graveside service will be held in Vermont at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. Arrangements by Cremation Options, Inc. (865)6WE-CARE (693-2273) www.cremationoptionsinc.com.