Rolland Wayne Myers Sr., 82, of Gentry, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, October 8, 2022, at the Jamestown Nursing and Rehab (The Hotel) in Rogers Arkansas, after his battle with dementia.
Rolland was born on July 31, 1940, in Coldwater Township, Michigan. He was the 10th child of Glen and Ida Myers. He married the love of his life, Judy Bennett on July 31, 1965. Rod and Judy moved their family to Decatur, Arkansas in 1975, where he began his career with Peterson Farms.
Rod retired from Peterson Farms in July 2002 after 27 years of working in the maintenance department. After retirement, he spent his time fishing, gardening, spoiling his grand kids, as well as working on several different chicken farms. Rod never met a stranger. He was always happy even unto his last days.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, a grandson, Bryant McReynolds, his parents, five brothers and four sisters.
He is survived by a son, Rolland “Roddy” Jr. and wife Terri Myers of Decatur, Arkansas; three daughters, Dawn Boren of Centerton, Arkansas, Shelly and husband Dusty Sikes of Gentry, Arkansas, and Kim McReynolds and Shane O’Neil of Gravette, Arkansas; one sister, Sharon Rodgers of Farwell, Michigan; five granddaughters, Natasha Myers, Cierra Boren, Lynzey and Dru Sikes, and Gracee McReynolds; one grandson, Conner McReynolds; three great grandchildren, Jazzy, Maurizio and Zari Myers
Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Thursday, October 13, 2022, from 2:00pm to 8:00pm.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, October 14, 2022, at 2:00pm at the Allen Cemetery in West Siloam Springs Arrangements are entrusted to Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR. Please visit www.Backstrom-pyeatte.com to sign the online guestbook.