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Updated: 06/05/2014 08:00:05AM

George Harvey Myers

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George Harvey Myers passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014.

He was born in Rincon, Ga., and was raised in Arcadia, Fla.

George joined the U.S. Army Air Forces in 1943. He served as a commander, pilot and flight trainer during World War II and with the United States Air Force in South America, March Air Force Base, the Air Force Missile Command in Nebraska, SAC as a B52 squadron commander and pilot at Eglin Air Force Base and Turner Air Force Base, the National War College, TAC in Virginia, and finished his decorated career of 31 years at Hickam Air Force Base.

He is in the welcoming arms of God and all he loved throughout his journey. We honor him and the remarkable contributions he made throughout his life.

He is survived by his children, Jim and Joan; his grandchildren, Dylan, Evan and Chris; nieces; nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; sister-in-law, Grayce; and many great friends. With all, he shared a rich history, love, generosity, grace, wisdom and his wonderful sense of humor.

Members and friends of the 4135th Strategic Wing Bomb Squadron are invited to celebrate the life of George Myers at 11 a.m. Friday, June 6, 2014, at Two Trees Restaurant in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pet Welfare, a no-kill animal shelter, P.O. Box 1914, Bldg. 683, Range Road, Eglin Air Force Base, FL 32542, or via or 850-678-5066. See more at:

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