OBITUARY

Floyd R. Myers

October 4, 1943February 8, 2019
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FLOYD RAYMOND MYERS Oct. 4, 1943 - Feb.8, 2019 Floyd Raymond Myers, 75, of Bel Air Maryland passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 8, 2019 at his home. Born in Hagerstown, Maryland on October 4, 1943, the firstborn child of Raymond Andrew and Mary Kathryn Myers (née Zuck), Floyd was raised in Greencastle, Pennsylvania where he graduated in 1961 from Greencastle-Antrim High School. He is survived by his mother, his wife Elaine Farmer Myers; his sister Lillian Sharrah, and her husband Jack; his three children, daughter Toni Myers Goff; son James Myers, and his wife Crystal; and daughter Tiffany Bortz, and her husband Michael. Floyd is also survived by his six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and was preceded in death by his father, his sister Adera Faye Laughlin, and his grandson Bradley Wayne Goff. After graduating high school, Floyd enlisted in the United States Army Reserves which led to his service with the Army National Guard Military Police Unit ranking Staff Sergeant before his honorable discharge in 1973. He graduated from the City of Atlanta Police Academy in 1967 where he worked for nearly a decade with the K-9 division before his return to Greencastle to work on patrol as the elected constable. In 1974, Floyd joined the Baltimore Police Department where he worked for the next 30 years in K-9 Division as an officer patrolman. He retired a Detective in 2003 before returning to work a few years after as a bailiff with Baltimore City District Court. A devoted father and family man, he most enjoyed spending time with his loved ones, traveling in his RV with family, and going to antique car shows and on rides with the Mason-Dixon Corvette Club with his sister and brother-in-law. An Orioles fan, he enjoyed watching the games, attending NASCAR races, and going on the road with the Ravens with his friend Kenny as a VIP (and bragging about it endlessly to his children). Floyd was a member of the Scottish Rites of Greencastle, the Harrisburg Consistory, and the Fraternal Order of Police. He regularly attended services and shared fellowship with the good people at Long Green Valley Church of the Brethren. He was proud to be a grandfather many times over, and more recently a great-grandfather. Floyd, his love, and his wonderful and entertaining stories will be deeply and sorrowfully missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him. The family will receive friends at the Schimunek Funeral Home of Bel Air, Inc. 610 W. MacPhail Rd. Bel Air, MD 21014 on Saturday from 12 to 2 PM at which time a Memorial Service will begin.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to any of the following organizations in his honor: Shriner’s Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Greencastle Lions Club Long Green Valley Church of the Brethren Baltimore Retired Police Benevolent Association

Services

  • Receiving of Friends Saturday, February 16, 2019
  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Floyd R. Myers

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Kenny &Debbie Welsh

February 11, 2019

Floyd was definitely one of my favorite friends of Kens ! He had a kind disposition & truly cared about his friendship with Kenny . We sent him many well wish cards to cheer him and Ken would drive up to meet him for lunch once there jobs at court came to an end. We will truly miss Floyd and May he RIP. Your friends forever, Kenny & Deb

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Biography

FLOYD RAYMOND MYERS
Oct. 4, 1943 - Feb.8, 2019
Floyd Raymond Myers, 75, of Bel Air Maryland passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 8, 2019 at his home.
Born in Hagerstown, Maryland on October 4, 1943, the firstborn child of Raymond Andrew and Mary Kathryn Myers (née Zuck), Floyd was raised in Greencastle, Pennsylvania where he graduated in 1961 from Greencastle-Antrim High School. He is survived by his mother, his wife Elaine Farmer Myers; his sister Lillian Sharrah, and her husband Jack; his three children, daughter Toni Myers Goff; son James Myers, and his wife Crystal; and daughter Tiffany Bortz, and her husband Michael. Floyd is also survived by his six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and was preceded in death by his father, his sister Adera Faye Laughlin, and his grandson Bradley Wayne Goff.
After graduating high school, Floyd enlisted in the United States Army Reserves which led to his service with the Army National Guard Military Police Unit ranking Staff Sergeant before his honorable discharge in 1973. He graduated from the City of Atlanta Police Academy in 1967 where he worked for nearly a decade with the K-9 division before his return to Greencastle to work on patrol as the elected constable. In 1974, Floyd joined the Baltimore Police Department where he worked for the next 30 years in K-9 Division as an officer patrolman. He retired a Detective in 2003 before returning to work a few years after as a bailiff with Baltimore City District Court.
A devoted father and family man, he most enjoyed spending time with his loved ones, traveling in his RV with family, and going to antique car shows and on rides with the Mason-Dixon Corvette Club with his sister and brother-in-law. An Orioles fan, he enjoyed watching the games, attending NASCAR races, and going on the road with the Ravens with his friend Kenny as a VIP (and bragging about it endlessly to his children). Floyd was a member of the Scottish Rites of Greencastle, the Harrisburg Consistory, and the Fraternal Order of Police. He regularly attended services and shared fellowship with the good people at Long Green Valley Church of the Brethren. He was proud to be a grandfather many times over, and more recently a great-grandfather.
Floyd, his love, and his wonderful and entertaining stories will be deeply and sorrowfully missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him.
The family will receive friends at the Schimunek Funeral Home of Bel Air, Inc. 610 W. MacPhail Rd. Bel Air, MD 21014 on Saturday from 12 to 2 PM at which time a Memorial Service will begin.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to any of the following organizations in his honor:
Shriner’s Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Greencastle Lions Club
Long Green Valley Church of the Brethren
Baltimore Retired Police Benevolent Association