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Robert Millard 'Rob' Myers

 

January 14, 2021

Robert Millard 'Rob' Myers

Robert Millard "Rob" Myers, 71, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021, at the St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Mont., after a long siege of kidney disease and also COVID.

Born February 12, 1949, in Thermopolis, Wyo., he was one of two children of Earl and Cleta Glendean (Upton) Myers. Following high school, he attended the University of Wyoming where he graduated with a degree in Radio Broadcasting.

He began working for the Wyoming Department of Transportation and later became an investigator and examiner for the Driver's License Division traveling throughout the state.

Rob married JoAnn Marie Mallman February 27, 1982, in Thermopolis. The couple raised four children.

He was a member of Malta Lodge #17 AF&AM and a lifetime member of BPO Elks 1746. Rob enjoyed fishing, traveling back roads throughout Wyoming, watching basketball and football and loved his furry friends, especially his deceased beagle, Xiggy. He also enjoyed weekend breakfast and coffee with friends and family.

He is survived by his wife, JoAnn, of 38 years; children, Terry (Melissa Kinney) Scholz and Boone Myers, and Trina Slover of Thermopolis, and Shasta (John) Shafer of Round Mountain, Nev .; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Cleta Myers.

Full burial was held at Monument Hill Cemetery on January 11. A Celebration of his Life will be held in the late spring.

Mortimore Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online messages may be offered at http://www.mortfh.com

 

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