8/16/15 —- Robert Ray Myers

Robert Ray Myers, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Sunday, August 16th, 2015 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville at the age of 83.

Mr. Myers was born in Elnora, Indiana to the late Raymond R. and Helen Paul Myers.

He served his country in the United States Air Force and tested missiles in Korea, Germany and Hawaii for Ford Aerospace and worked with NASA on the Apollo and Space Shuttle projects.

He married his wife, Louella Bossong Myers, who survives on January 29th, 1955 and they were married for 60 years.

Mr. Myers worked as an Aeronautical Engineer for Boeing, and loved airplanes, trains, building his model railway and woodworking.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Myers is survived by one daughter, Kari Myers of Tullahoma; two grandchildren, Krystal D’Anne Looney of Knoxville and Kristopher Dylan Myers of Tullahoma; and his beloved cat Patches.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.veteran