Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Mr. William H. (Bill) Myers, 87, Seminary, KY, (d. 14 Jun 2016)

He was a respected resident of the community of Seminary, Cumberland County, KY and the patriarch of a large respected family. He was of Christian faith, a U. S. Army Veteran attaining the rank of Private First Class, a Rock Driller and an Explosive Technician.
Click on headline for complete obituary

Mr. William H. "Bill" Myers, age 87, of the Seminary Community in Cumberland County, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at The Overton County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Livingston, Tennessee.

Funeral services for Mr. William H. "Bill" Myers will be conducted on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 1pmCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, Kentucky, with visitation after 5amCT on Thursday until the funeral hour. Burial will be in the Burchett Family Cemetery at Seminary.

He was born on Saturday, September, 29, 1928 in the Whetstone Community of Cumberland County, Kentucky, the son of Robert and Roxie (Baise) Myers. He died Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Livingston, Overton County, TN, at the age of 87 years, eight months, and 16 days.

He was of Christian faith, a U. S. Army Veteran attaining the rank of Private First Class, a Rock Driller and an Explosive Technician.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell Burchett Myers; a son, Danny Myers;, a daughter, Judy Myers; his brothers, James Myers, Gene Myers, and Lincoln Myers; and his sisters, Mary Booher, Kaye Thacker, and Janice Cole
He is survived by the following:
  • His children, Virginia Myers of Pall Mall, Tennessee; Patricia Shelley of Burkesville, Kentucky; Nancy Sells of Alpine, Tennessee; Kathy Riddle of Burkesville, Kentucky; Mary Graves of Burkesville, Kentucky; and Billy Joe Myers of Burkesville, Kentucky.

  • Sisters, Marjorie Lindsey of Franklin, Kentucky; and Minnie Appleby of Beaumont, Kentucky.

  • A sister-in-law, Betty Burchett of Glasgow, Kentucky.

  • His grandchildren: Julie (Bart) Capps, Steven (Jill) Shelley, Terry (Valerie) Shelley, Stacy (Chelsie) Sells, Beth Sells, April (Shawn) Riddle, Amy (Michael) Sams, Travis Riddle, Andrea Graves, Trevor (Sarah) Graves, Candice Graves, Bryson Myers, Alena Myers and Candice Myers

  • His great-grandchildren: James Capps, Clay Capps, Parker Shelley, Karma Shelley, Nichole Shelley, Colt Ryder Sells, Jacob Riddle, Patrick Riddle, Rosalie Graves, Remi Sams, and Raylan Sells.
Send condolences to the family

Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, Kentucky is honored to be in charge of funeral arrangements.

This story was posted on 2016-06-14 18:46:54
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.