William J. Myler, 90, of Bath Manor in Akron, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008.

He was born on Dec. 23, 1917, in New Castle to the late David Myler and the late Elizabeth Lewis Myler.

He served in the Army in the South Pacific during World War II.

Mr. Myler was retired from the Mesta Machine Co. and was a member of Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church in New Castle, where he was a member of the choir.

He is survived by his wife, Kathryn B. Brest Myler, whom he married on June 14, 1952; two daughters and a son-in-law, Kathryn and John Lyon of Wilmington, N.C., and Lori Myler of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; three grandchildren, John and Kristen Lyon of Broomfield, Colo., and Holly Lyon of Edwardsville, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, John and D.C. Myler; and two sisters, Mary Richards and LiIlian Davis.

Arrangements are being handled by the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory, 2429 Wilmington Road, where the family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. tomorrow. A funeral service will be at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory at 2 p.m. tomorrow with the Rev. Chris Weichman officiating.

Interment will be at Oak Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either the Alzheimer’s Association, 3695 Boardman-Canfield, Road, Canfield, Ohio, 44406; or Clen-Moore Presbyterian Church, 220 Clen-Moore Blvd., New Castle, Pa., 16105.

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