Rachel Lee Myers, 78, of Castalia, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020 after suffering a stroke.
Rachel was born on March 5, 1942 to Elizabeth and William Taylor in Lacarne, Ohio. After graduating from Oak Harbor High School in 1960, she went on to graduate from Stautzenberger College in 1961. She took her first position at Periodical Publishers, then worked for the Plumbers Union, and later was employed as the high school secretary at Perkins High School, where she retired after 31 years of service to the district. During this time, Rachel also was an active member of the Educational Office Professionals of Ohio (EOPO) and served as President for two years.
In 1959, Rachel met Terry Myers and they were married in Monroe, Michigan in 1960. They lived two years in Kentucky while Terry was in the Army and then returned to Ohio.
Terry and Rachel have two married children, Phillip (Tana) Myers and Debbie (Jim) Roderick. Rachel and Terry also have four granddaughters- Makenna and Keeleigh Myers who both live in Columbus, Morgan Roderick of Boston, and Marissa Roderick who is attending Eastern Kentucky College.
Rachel spent much time enjoying her family cocker spaniels, Maxx for 15 years and Maxine for the last ten years and walked them daily. Rachel enjoyed boat rides with Terry when Terry wasn’t fishing. Lunches with her girlfriends were weekly and she and Terry played cards with their friends on a regular basis. Rachel was a devoted member of Grace Lutheran Church in Castalia. At Grace, Rachel was involved in the contemporary music program with high school students, taught Sunday School, attended Bible Study, and was a member of Circle 5.
Rachel was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Carol Merrick. She is survived by her husband Terry, her children and grandchildren, her sister Lorna (Don) Noble, sister Ann (Jim) Dickerson, and brother Bill (Jane) Taylor.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 4 PM to 7 PM at Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service, 610 South Washington St, Castalia. Masks and social distancing will be required. A private funeral service will be held at Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. The Reverend Kathleen Suggitt of Grace Lutheran Church will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Lacarne Cemetery.
The family suggests that memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church 203 S. Washington St, Castalia, OH 44824 or Back to The Wild, PO Box 423, Castalia, OH 44824. Online condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with the family by visiting www.ransomfuneralhome.com
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