August 5, 1937 - February 24, 2023
Robert Duane Myers, 85, passed away unexpectedly on February 24, 2023. He was born August 5, 1937, to Ila and Obed (Toby) Myers in Rapid City, S.D.
Robert was a proud U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran who was honorably discharged in 1972. During a tour in Germany, he met his future wife, Elfriede Offermann, and started a family. After his service he became a career over the road truck driver and retired at the age of 82.
He enjoyed traveling, fishing, and camping. He looked forward to spending time doing these things with his family as often as he could.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers and 3 sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Elfi of 62 years; his children, David Myers of Oregon, Karen & Darryle Lackey of Hot Springs, Sandy and Scott Jewell of Florida and Steve Myers of Hot Springs; 9 grandchildren living in South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, Arkansas Colorado and Peru, South America and 6 great grandchildren.
Services will be held in the near future at Black Hills National Cemetery with full military honors presented.
Arrangements have been placed in the care of Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs, S.D.