Edwin “Bumps” Myers, Jr., 82, of Huntersville, N.C. died on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Levine & Dickson Hospice House. Bumps was born Sept. 19, 1932 in Leesburg, Va. to the late Edwin and Flora George Myers.
Bumps graduated from Mount Vernon High School in Alexandria, Va. in 1951. He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served in the Korean Conflict. Bumps attended Mars Hill College and graduated from N.C. State with a degree in electrical engineering and worked for the U.S. Naval Research Lab in Washington, D.C. until he retired. He loved the time he spent in the Navy. He was an avid N.C. State fan and enjoyed all sports, including playing tennis and golf. He loved to travel and cherished the time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Bumps leaves to cherish his memory, his loving family; wife, Bobbie Garner Myers; daughters, Julie Lewis (Darryl) of Winston-Salem, N.C., Valerie Sutton (Michael) of Huntersville, N.C.; grandchildren, Katie Reilly, Clarke Lewis, Connor Lewis, Paxson Sutton, Morgan Sutton; brothers, Norman Myers, Frank Myers; five nephews; three nieces.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 from 1-3 p.m. at the Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, Huntersville, N.C. Friends will also be received on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 between 5-8 p.m. at the Marshall House in Leesburg, Va. Interment will be held at the Union Cemetery in Leesburg, Va. at 11 a.m. on Nov. 3, 2014.
The family would like to thank everyone at Levine & Dickson Hospice House for their comfort and care during this difficult time.
Friends may offer condolences to the family at www.raymerfh.com.