News From Terre Haute, Indiana

February 4, 2014

Robert E. ‘Gene’ Myers

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TERRE HAUTE — Robert E. “Gene” Myers, 101, of Evansville, formerly of Vigo County, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Deaconess Hospice Care Center. He was born Aug. 21, 1912, in Vigo County, to the late William and Murtie (Akers) Myers. Gene was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Beatrice “Bea” (Schenk) Myers.

He is survived by his daughter, Bonnie (John) Aramowicz; son, Kenny (Linda) Myers; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Alexander West Chapel, 2100 W. Illinois St., in Evansville, officiated by David Rogers, with entombment in Alexander Memorial Park, Evansville. Friends may visit Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Vanderburgh Humane Society. Condolences may be made online at:

www.AlexanderWestChapel.com