Richard A. “Rick” Myers, 56, of Decatur, IN passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at I.U. Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN. He was born on April 28, 1963 to Milburn Allen and Joyce A. (Prestidge) Myers.
He was a 1981 North Side High School graduate. He worked as a technician for Korte for several years. He was most recently assisting Miguel Suarez on various construction projects.
Rick enjoyed coaching soccer and sharing his love and passion of the game with his players. He was currently the Head Coach for Bellmont Middle School Boys Soccer and also a Coach for Bellmont High School Boys J.V. Soccer. He was the former Coach of Maple Creek Middle School Girls Soccer.
He was a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters and was attending St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.
Rick was an avid fan of I.U. and the Chicago Bears. He enjoyed waterskiing and was a handyman that could fix anything.
He is survived by his parents Allen and Joyce Myers of Fort Wayne; his companion, Mary Beth (McConnell) Busick of Decatur; 2 sons, Travis R. Myers of Fort Wayne and Joey (Desiree) Myers of Summerville, SC; Mary’s 3 sons, Connor (Lydia McMurray) Busick of Fort Wayne, Barrett (Andrea Chronister) Busick and Parker Busick both of Decatur; 2 brothers, Jeffrey (Brenda White) Myers and Scott (Jodi) Myers both of Fort Wayne; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Penny Rodriguez.
Visitation will be from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, 225 W. Adams St., Decatur.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 9, 2019 at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 546 US 224, Decatur. Pastor Chris Gadlage will be officiating.
In Lieu of Flowers memorials may be given to A.C.C.F. – Rick Myers Fund.