OBITUARY

Jay Floyd Myers

August 6, 1928August 25, 2020

Jay F. Myers, 92, of Overland Park, KS passed away on August 25, 2020. Graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 1st in Johnson County Memorial Gardens, 11200 Metcalf, Overland Park, KS.

Jay was born on August 6, 1928 in Freeman, MO. He worked at Mobil Oil Corporation and retired after 37 years of service. He served in the Navy during the Korean War on the carrier USS Boxer. Jay was an active member of the Overland Park Masonic Lodge #436, as well as a member of the Abdallah Shrine. Jay was also a member of The Antique and Classic Cars Unit, and he always drove his best, red Mustang in the parades with the Antique and Classic Cars Unit.

Jay is survived by his sons, Dick Myers and his wife, Claudia, Greenwood Village, CO and Mike Myers, Gravois Mills, MO; grandchildren, Mark Myers, James Myers, Megan Myers and Lauren Barela Myers; and a great-grandson, Matt Barela.

  • FAMILY

  • Coleen "Connie" Myers, Wife (deceased)
  • Dick Myers (Claudia), Son
  • Mike Myers, Son
  • Mark Myers, Grandson
  • James Myers, Grandson
  • Megan Myers, Granddaughter
  • Lauren Barela Myers, Granddaughter
  • Matt Barela, Great Grandson

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Services

1 October

Graveside Service

11:00 am

Johnson County Memorial Gardens

11200 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, Kansas 66210

Memories

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Steven and Shelley Reed

September 30, 2020

With our deepest sympathy, as you remember your father, from the Reed family to yours, our prayers of comfort during this time of loss. Steve and Shelley Reed

gene davenport

September 27, 2020

Just this morning, I learned of Jay's passing. My sympathy to the family. Jay will be missed by many. I was always glad to Jay and Connie at Shrine events. They always had a smile and kind words for all. Jay and my mother (Anna Lee Davenport) were the last of that generation.

Lindsey Haas

September 2, 2020

I'm so sad to hear of Jay's passing, he was the absolute sweetest man ever. He was always such a help to me at the funeral home..
He even taught Danny and I to dance for our wedding first dance back in 2005. He had an infectious smile and a laugh to fill a room.
Rest easy my friend.
Deepest condolences to the family.

Doug Jessup

September 1, 2020

Jay was such a fixture at the Overland Park Lodge and a mentor to me that he will truly be missed. Whither it was just a handshake or one of his verbal barbs, we all knew his affection for all his brothers. His energy and foresight helped put his lodge on the solid foundation that is today. I sincerely hope that we get the chance to give him the honors he is so justly due.

Mark Mikulic

September 1, 2020

I new Jay, as I'm a member of the Antique & Classic Cars Unit. He has always had a smile on his face and a kind word.

I'm sorry for the family loss, he will be missed.
Rest In Peace Brother Jay.

Sharon Steele

September 1, 2020

Jay was one of the nicest men I had the honor of knowing. He will be greatly missed, but he is now with Connie.

Pat Traffas

August 31, 2020

Over the span of many years, it was a privilege to work with Jay. He was a true Ambassador for McGilley & Hoge. His smile made everyone feel welcome. Jay knew just about everyone in Overland Park and if he didn't know you at first, he made a point of getting acquainted.

And, oh how Jay loved the KU Jayhawks! We lovingly nicknamed him "Jaybird". When KU won the championship in 2008, we all celebrated with him. He was a true, blue fan, and I know he will be cheering the Hawks to more championships from above. Sincerest sympathy to Dick and Mike's families. Your Mom and Dad were so dear to us.



Brent Page

August 27, 2020

Great and wonderful memories of Jay and Connie down at the lake of the Ozarks. Vera Louise and Earl, uncle Bob and Pleda, Mike and Dick. I will never forget those days with all of you. Very special days. I love my grandma and grandpa Page and all the Myers. God bless you Jay Myers and God bless your service in the Korean War. You and my father were together in the fighter squadron bitter birds. A very fine and glorified unit out of Olathe Kansas. You will be missed by all the Pages.

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