Share |

John Clarence Myers (J.C.) passed away early Sunday morning on Aug.10, 2014, in Hermitage, Mo. He was born on April 18, 1941, the second of 11 children to Blake and Nellie (Douthit) Myers near Mound City, Kan. He graduated from Mound City High School in 1959. 

He married his wife Carla on April 26, 1990. She survives at their home in Preston, Mo. 

He is survived by two sons, Bruce Myers and Brian Myers of Amoret, Mo.; a daughter, Brenda Hall (Tom) of Lee’s Summit, Mo.; one stepdaughter, Teresa Ryan (Mike) of Grandview, Mo.; three stepsons, Don Mosley (Brenda) of Pleasant Hill, Mo., Jimmy Jacobs of Hermitage and Clint Jacobs of Belton, Mo., 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Darrell Myers (Joann) of Harrisonville, Mo., and Harold Myers (Carolin) of Visalia, Calif.; four sisters, Jennie McKay (Gable) of Plattsburg, Mo, Barbara Panas (Ted) of Fort Myers, Fla., Diane Freeman, Phoenix, Ariz., and Sue Stites (Owen) of Prescott, Kan.; and a brother-in-law, Richard Morton, North Tonawanda, N.Y. He also leaves behind many, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and some great, great nieces and nephews, a very special uncle, Bill Douthit (Anne) from Lee’s Summit, and a host of special friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Keith Myers; and two sisters, Mary Morton and Kathryn Prock.

J.C. worked at many trades over the years but his passion was over-the-road truck driving. He loved to fish and hunt. He enjoyed sharing that pastime with his sons as they were growing up. They and their sister spent many happy hours camping, hunting and fishing during their childhood years. He also loved playing golf, country music and corny jokes, but most of all his family. He will be greatly missed.

OBITUARIES

Ruth Jean Rhynerson 10-08-1924 to 02-19-2021

thumb

Linn County News Published Feb. 24, 2021 Ruth Jean Rhynerson, age 96, La Cygne, Kan., passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. She was born on Oct. 8, 1924, in Mound City, Kan., the daughter of Walter “Buck” and Ida Simmons Smith. She graduated from Mound City High... [More]

Danny Matthew Bryant 01-23-1969 to 02-09-2021

thumb

Linn County News Published Feb. 24, 2021 Danny Matthew Bryant, age 52, born in Harrisonville, Mo., peacefully passed away at his home on Feb. 9, 2021. Danny leaves behind his parents, Judy Ridge (David) of Mound City, Kan., and Denzil Bryant (Penny, preceded) of Clinton,... [More]

Lester H. Wurtz 12-06-1929 to 02-19-2021

thumb

Linn County News Published Feb. 24, 2021 Lester H. Wurtz, Nampa, Idaho, passed away Feb. 19, 2021, at the Veterans Administration Hospital. He married Gloria Victor Wurtz; she passed many years ago. Lester was born Dec. 6, 1929, at Mound City, Kan., the son of Benjamin... [More]

More Obituaries

View All Obituaries

NEWS

SPECIAL: Evergy Extends Disconnect Moratorium

thumb

Evergy Extends Disconnect Moratorium Payment plans and financial assistance available for customers   KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 24, 2021 – Evergy will extend its moratorium on service disconnections through May 2. This temporary moratorium includes residential... [More]

La Cygne answers remain in flux on gas index price spike City financial emergency resolution is anticipated

thumb

The city of La Cygne, and by extension its natural gas customers, will not know right away the ramifications of last week’s free-market price index spike. In anticipation, however, city leaders were expected to pass a resolution to declare La Cygne’s state of financial... [More]

Condemnations take most time at Pleasanton’s council meeting

thumb

A special condemnation hearing was held prior to the Pleasanton City Council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 16, to discuss a house owned by Dennis McCarty at 709 Center St. City Codes Officer Sandy Atkisson passed out pictures of the house to the council and said nothing has been done... [More]

More News

SPORTS

Prairie View girls’ wrestling sends two to State

thumb

The Prairie View girls’ wrestling team traveled to Anderson County on Feb. 19 to compete in the Girls’ Division II Sub-State tournament. The Buffalos brought four girls to the tournament and the team tied for 15th with Tonganoxie with 25 team points. Baldwin won... [More]

White advances to State for the Jayhawks

thumb

  The Jayhawk wrestling team traveled to 3-1A Sub-State competition at Marion on Feb. 20.  The Hawks took four wrestlers to the competition and Corbin White was the lone Jayhawk to advance to the State tournament in Hays. As a team Jayhawk tied for 15th with Uniontown... [More]

More Sports

Linn County News Political Primary Forum
Regional Roundup
PLEASANTON WEATHER