John Edson Myer

Memorial services for John Edson Myer, 72, Lawrence, will be 10 am Thursday, February 8, 2018, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. A visitation will be Wednesday from 6-7 pm.

He went home to the Lord on Friday, February 2, 2018.

John was born May 28, 1945, in Humboldt, KS, the son of Alfred Jones and Mabel Louise Orth Myer. He was the eleventh of their twelve children. John was raised in the Lawrence area and graduated from Lawrence High School in 1964.

He worked for Stokely Van Camp, served in the military and was grounds keeper in Allen County for a short while.  John attended Lawrence Baptist Temple. He enjoyed fishing in his younger days, walking and loved to work on electronics.

John married Onita Morris on July 13, 1985, at the Lawrence Baptist Temple. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include siblings, Connie Ridgway (Charles), Mc Louth, KS, Arthur (Artis), Corinth, TX, Larry Myer, Duncanville, TX, Gary Myer, Lawrence, Carl Myer (Helen), Lawrence, and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Doris Pavlish, Mary Bellisime and Peggy Eberhard, brothers A.J., Elvin and Dale Myer, and sister in law Shirley Myer.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the John Edson Myer Memorial Fund, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street Lawrence, KS, 66044.