Mr. Leonard Dean Myers, Sr., 71, of Pineville, Missouri, departed this life on Sunday, June 7, 2020, in the comfort of his residence.
Leonard entered this life on April 11, 1949, in Turlock, California, born to the union of Leonard Dale and Esther Virginia (Glover) Myers. He was raised in Turlock and was a 1973 graduate of Turlock High School. Leonard was drafted into the United States Army during Vietnam. He served in infantry and was wounded by shrapnel during battle his first week of tour, receiving a Purple Heart. After his honorable discharge, he returned home to Turlock. He remained in California until moving to Neosho, Missouri, in 1993 and later to Pineville in 2018. He loved the ocean and backroading area creeks.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Leonard Dean Myers, Jr.; two grandchildren, Gimadiha Scrougm, Jr. and Shanna Cupp.
Leonard is survived by his three children, Charles Myers and wife, Lori, of Jay, Oklahoma, Nonnie Myers of Seneca, Missouri and Ashley DeMartini and husband, Paul, of Pineville; nine grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; his wife, Terry Rogers of Grove, Oklahoma; his significant other, Samuel Peak of the home; four brothers, Charles W. Myers, of Turlock, California, Kenneth Myers of Delhi, California, Preston Myers of Turlock and Carl Myers of Monett, Missouri; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services for United States Army Sergeant Retiree, Leonard Myers are 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 12, 2020 in the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Homes with Bro. Cemetery in Anderson, Missouri. Those honoring his life by serving as pallbearers are Charles Myers, Charles Arenas, Michael Myers, Zachary Myers, Aaron Lofton, Shannon Jones, Paul DeMartini and Benny Padilla. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 5-7:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Memorials are being directed to the Wounded Warrior Project c/o the funeral home. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through our website www.ozarkfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Missouri.