Seldon Perry Myers, 72, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2021, in a Sweetwater health care facility.
Born in Newport, he was the son of the late Opal Corn Myers and Ben Myers. He was preceded in death by his brother, J. L. Messer.
He was employed with Peyton's for a number of years. He also owned and operated Distribution and Handling Company where they made conveyor belts and provided storage solutions for companies.
He was a U. S. Army veteran, who served during the Vietnam war.
He was a huge NASCAR fan and enjoyed watching his favorite driver, Dale Earnhardt. For many years, he enjoyed volunteering at The Caring Place, before his health declined. Most of all, he enjoyed being a grandfather and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the Mount Olive Church of God.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Stella Sipe Myers of Cleveland; daughters: Lori Myers-Hammonds (Seth), and Penny Callihan, all of Cleveland; grandchildren: Isabella, Sawyer, Jaxon and Sebastian Hammonds of Cleveland; sister, Correne Wahler of Meriden, Connecticut; brothers: Cary Myers of Newport, and Larry Myers of Del Rio; and several nieces and nephews.
The Remembrance of Life graveside service and interment will be conducted on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with the Rev. Stanley Hammonds officiating.
Family and friends will serve as casket bearers. Military honors will be given. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Caring Place, 130 Wildwood Avenue S. E., Cleveland, Tennessee 37311.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee.
You may share your condolences and your memories with the Myers family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.
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