John “Hamp” Hamilton Myers, Jr., age 77, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.
Hamp was born on September 17, 1942 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late John Hamilton Myers, Sr. and Frances Izora Coley Myers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Elaine Manus; and brother, Marshall Myers. Hamp was a United States Army Veteran, serving his country honorably in the Berlin Crisis. He was a residential carpenter and electrician; he also did commercial and industrial maintenance, retiring from the City of Cornelia with 15 years of service. Hamp was a lifelong fisherman and hunter.
Survivors include his loving wife of over 60 years, Joyce Ballew Myers, of Alto; daughter, Rhonda Andrews, of Demorest; sons, Rhodney Myers, of Mt. Airy; Rusty Myers, of Cleveland; sisters, Wanda Thompson, of Alto; Geraldine Nunnally, of Cornelia; Carol Liles, of Baldwin; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A Private Family Memorial Service will be held.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday, August 7, 2020 through a drive-thru visitation at the Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel at 1370 Industrial Boulevard, Baldwin, Georgia 30511. Telephone: 706-778-7123