Valdosta Daily Times

Obituaries

December 16, 2013

Ricky D. Myers

VALDOSTA — Mr. Ricky D. Myers, 57, of Adel, Ga., passed away Sunday Dec. 15, 2013 at Cook Senior Living Center in Adel.

He was born Sept. 23, 1956 in Adel, Ga. His parents are Candler D. Bennett and the late Lucille Abbott Bennett. Mr. Myers served honorably for four years in the U.S. Army and another eight years in the U.S. Air Force where he worked as a technician in the area of waste water treatment.  He will be fondly remembered for his love of the outdoors.

Mr. Myers is survived by his father, Candler D. Bennett, Sr. of Adel; his brother and sister-in-law, Candler D. Bennett, Jr. and Sonja of Hahira; and his nephews and niece: Candler D. Bennett, III and Mackenzie Bennett of Valdosta, and Christopher A. Bennett of Hahira. In addition to his mother, Mr. Myers was preceded in death by a brother, Richard A. Bennett.

In keeping with his wishes, Mr. Myers will be cremated. A memorial service will be held Thursday Dec. 19, 2013 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of Boone Funeral Home (1804 S. Hutchinson Ave., Adel, Ga.) with the Rev. James Rice officiating. Interment will follow at a later date in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Climax, Ga. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Bethany Hospice, 2517 Bemiss Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602, or to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family of Mr. Myers online at www.boonefunerals.com. --Boone Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Myers.

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