Joshua B. Myers, 28, of Greenfield, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at his residence. He was born on Dec. 12, 1985, in Lafayette, Ind., as the son of Larry R. and Linda S. (Bennett) Myers. He graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 2004.
Joshua received his Associate of Science in chemistry at Pikes Peak Community College and was pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in chemistry at IUPUI.
He served in the Army in Afghanistan and Iraq from 2004-2008. He was a Sergeant of the 82nd Airborne and received a National Defense Service Medal.
He was a member of Mt. Comfort United Methodist Church, Boy Scout #236 and he loved fishing, camping, hunting, and playing his guitar.
Joshua is survived by his parents, Larry R. and Linda S. (Bennett) Myers of Greenfield; girlfriend, Leslie Wise of Greenfield; infant son, Greyson Myers of Greenfield; stepson, Aiden Wise; sister, Rachel (Josh) Smith of Morristown; brother, Jacob (Jenny) Myers of Denver, Colo.; grandparents, Samuel & Martha (Leslie) Myers of Indianapolis; stepgrandmother, Roberta Bennett of Anderson; nieces, Ava and Lilah; and many aunts & uncles.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert & Martha Bennett.
Visitation will be held from 2 – 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, also at the mortuary. Pastor David Woods will be officiating. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions may be made to Greyson Myers’s Savings Account for his college fund at any Greenfield Banking Company or envelopes will be available at the mortuary.
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