HAMBDEN TWP. – James Herman Myers, age 80, of Hambden Township, died at his home on Oct. 1, 2020.
He was born in Pelham, Tenn., on May 4, 1940, to James Merrell and Vela Lucille (nee Hawk) Myers.
He married Betsy Barton on May 31, 1963. Herman and Betsy moved to Hambden from Collinwood in 1970.
Herman was a tool grinder for Eaton in Cleveland.
He was a member of the Aspinwall Church of God in Cleveland.
He enjoyed playing “checkers” with his 7-year-old granddaughter and Yahtzee. At his last game with his son Perry, Herman had his highest score ever!
He loved to play guitar with his grandson, Zachary. He grew up playing bluegrass music with his family and becoming an excellent guitar player. He loved watching Cleveland Browns football with his son Richard and, above all things, loved his family and all children.
Survivors include his sons, Richard (Virginia) Myers, of Burton, and Perry (Erica) Myers, of Hartsgrove Township; grandchildren, Zachary (Elizabeth Kehres) Myers, of Mentor, and Madison Myers, of Hartsgrove; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife in 2009; and sister, Myrlene Walden.
A gathering for family and friends will be held on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, from 5-8 p.m., at Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 116 South St., Chardon.
There will also be a visitation on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, from 10-11:30 a.m., at Cumberland Funeral Home, 207 Mabee Ave., Monteagle, TN 37356.
Interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery in Pelham, Tenn., with a luncheon to follow at the Campground Church.
Information and condolences online at www.burrservice.com.