Wesley Andrew Myers passed away at his home in northern Arizona on June 17, 2018 following a courageous battle with cancer. Wes was born Nov. 6, 1942 in Miami, Ariz. to Andrew and Lillian Myers. He was the eldest of four children. After graduating from Miami High School in 1960, Wes moved to Denver to attend an electronics engineering school and eventually entered the U.S. Air Force. In the military, he was educated in missile engineering, serving in that field on the homeland and overseas in Thailand and Spain. After 10 years in the military, he left to pursue a career in the private sector.
Wes moved to California and returned to school, earning a degree in business management, eventually owning his own electrical contracting company. He operated MerCal Electric for more than 30 years until he retired and moved to northern Arizona with his wife, Mona.
All his life Wes continued to educate himself and was often teased about his penchant for reading encyclopedias instead of novels. He was a successful businessman and well-respected by his peers Always a workaholic, he still managed to experience love, adventure and many interests and hobbies. He was active in local community affairs wherever he lived, serving on various boards and building friendships along the way. Wes was a historic car enthusiast and owned a couple of cars he displayed in car shows, a 1930 Model A Coupe and a 1967 Plymouth Barracuda he brought back with him from a deployment in Spain.
Wes is loved and missed by so many who remember him as husband, father, son, brother and friend including his survivors: wife Ramona Wilkinson Myers; former wife Lenora Croft; sons Donald Myers, Andrew Myers and stepson Gene Lissy; daughter Kendra Myers Pish and stepdaughter Tonia Lissy Hemme; sisters JoAnn Myers Mathews and Nancy Myers Phegley, along with numerous nieces, nephews and grandchildren. Preceding Wesley in death was wife Nedra Gross Myers and sister Betty Lou Myers.
Wesley was memorialized at his home in Concho, Ariz. in a beautiful ceremony that included full military honors.
His legacy was a rich one and reflects a life fully lived.