Burton E. Meyers, 90, of Shelburne, N.H., passed away on Friday Nov. 29, 2019, at the St. Vincent de Paul Rehab and Nursing Center.
He was born in Nashua, N.H., on Feb. 5, 1929, the son of Conrad A. and Mary Anna (Ouellette) Meyers and was raised there.
He entered the Navy in 1948 and served in the Korean War.
He married Priscilla “Tillie” Hayes on Dec. 22, 1951, while he was home on Christmas leave, and upon his discharge, he moved to Shelburne, where he since resided.
Burt had been employed at Brown Company, Currier Trucking and other Gorham area businesses. His final employment was as a Walmart greeter for 10 years.
He was a Golden Sheaf member of the Winthrop Grange, a member of the Northern New Hampshire Pamona Grange and the National Grange.
He served on the Shelburne Fire Department for more than 30 years and was member of the Dupont-Holmes Post No. 82 American Legion for over 63 years.
His family includes his daughter Elaine Wood and husband Guy E. of Shelburne; grandchildren Heather Wood and husband Corey Dumas of Shelburne and Guy Wood and his wife Briana of Shelburne; great grandchildren Shianna Wood, Jaya Dumas, Guy Wood, Jr. and Griffin Wood; a brother Carlton Meyers and his wife Barbara of South Portland, Maine; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Priscilla “Tillie” Meyers on June 4, 2015.
A memorial service will be held on Friday May 29, 2020, at 1 p.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 1 Promenade St., Gorham. Interment will follow in the Wheeler Cemetery in Shelburne.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on May 29, 2020 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., prior to the service. Donations in his memory may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Nursing and Rehab Center, 29 Providence Ave., Berlin, NH, 03570 or the American Heart Association. Find the online guestbook at bryantfuneralhome.net.