Saturday, October 31, 2020

Longtime Rocket supporter dies

Longtime local businessman and community advocate Ronnie Myers died suddenly Friday night of an apparent heart attack.

Myers owned the NAPA auto parts store in Marion and was a longtime dedicate supporter of community affairs, particularly the high school football program where he was a member of the coaching and support staff for more than 30 years. For decades he transported the team’s equipment to away contests, groomed the football field and filmed the games for the coaching staff.

Myers was traveling back from the game at Henderson Friday night when he suffered the heart attack.

Many have taken to social media today with heavy hearts to remember a true community servant.

Services are scheduled for 1pm Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Crittenden County High School football field. Burial will be in Mapleview Cemetery.  The family will receive visitors from 5-8pm Monday at Gilbert Funeral Home. The family requests that memorials may be made to the Crittenden County Quarterback Club, 175 Nunn Jent Rd., Marion, KY or any Farmers Bank location.