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George "Larry" MyrickJuly 22, 1943 ~ October 18, 2017 (age 74)
George “Larry” Myrick, 74, of Westville, OK passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the Veteran’s Hospital in Fayetteville.
Larry was born in Siloam Springs, Arkansas on July 22, 1943, the son of Clessa Faye Myrick and Norma Decoma Cundiff Myrick. He married Evelynas Blackfox on July 15, 1965 in Huntsville, Arkansas. Larry was a truck driver all of his life, having started driving trucks at the age of 14. He last drove for the WNJ Express Trucking Co. and for 10 years he and Evelynas drove team together. He was a member of the Wedington Missionary Baptist Church, who enjoyed fishing, camping, and especially spending time with his family. Larry served honorably in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Evelynas Myrick; three sons, Wayne Myrick and wife Kim of Siloam Springs, Ronald Myrick and wife Viletta of Westville, OK, and Walter Myrick and wife Christie of Flint Ridge, OK; two brothers, Daryl Myrick and wife Alma of Siloam Springs and Butch Myrick and Reba of Grove, OK; one sister, Tammy and husband Donnie Meeker of Siloam Springs; 5 grandchildren,6 great grandchildren, and host of other family and friends.
Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
Funeral services will be held at the Wedington Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 at 10:30 am. Pastor Doug Brown will officiate the service with burial being conducted at the Weddington Cemetery with Military Honors under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign the online guest book, visit www.Backstrom-Pyeatte.com.