William C. (Bill) Myers, 90, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was born in Denver, Colorado, on March 16, 1927, and was the only child of Violet and Clinton Myers.
Bill grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana, and graduated from Shortridge High School and Indiana University. He also was a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the United States Navy. He married Phyllis Templeton Myers in 1950. His first job was with IBM, and his later years were with Indiana National Bank, from which he took early retirement. He and his wife, Phyllis, bought and operated a Business Cards Tomorrow franchise. It was sold in 1991 to a young employee, and that company continues to thrive today. Phyllis and Bill moved to Arizona in 2010 and have made their home at Vi at Grayhawk.
Bill is survived by his wife, Phyllis; and their four children, Marilyn M. Templeton (Don), Andrew W. Myers (Jennifer), Polly M. Hickcox and John N. Myers (Amy). Further survivors are grandchildren Phillip Myers, James Myers, Kathryn Hickcox, Stratton Hickcox, Cole Hickcox, Charles Myers (Jessica), William Myers and Thomas Myers. A cousin, Bobbie Johnson Koonce, and many loved nieces and nephews survive.
Services of remembrance will be held at a later date in Scottsdale and Indianapolis. A memorial contribution to Meridian Street United Methodist Church, 5500 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, Indiana 46208, where he was a 60-year member; or Grayhawk Classic Residence Foundation, 7501 E. Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255; or your favorite charity would be appreciated. Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Notes of comfort may be posted at:
Published on January 5, 2018