ROBERT ALLEN MYERS SR., of New Haven, died on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his residence. Born March 18, 1932, in Payne, Ohio, he was the son of the late Glenn Alfred Myers and Mary Valetta Dennis Myers. He worked at Wayne Candy for 19 years as a candy maker; Peter Eckrich for nine years; and New Haven Middle School from 1987 to 1998. He loved fishing, hunting and watching baseball. Surviving are his wife Marilyn Mae (Johnston) Myers of New Haven; three sons, Robert A. (Michelle) Myers Jr., Ronald (Christy) Myers and Tom Myers, all of Fort Wayne; two stepsons, Carman Coniglio and Danny Coniglio, both of Mesa, Ariz.; three sisters, Carol (Al) Josse, Ginny Myers and Dee (Don) Stoiche, all of Fort Wayne; and five grandchildren, Kailey, Josh, Travis, Kaleb, and Brady. He was also preceded in death by his granddaughter, Aleshia; and lifelong friend, Carl Lazoff. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Thursday at C.M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home, 1327 N. Wells St., with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. Preferred memorials to the Fish & Wildlife Fund. www.sloanandsons funeralhome.com

POSTED: 07/20/14 at 9:43 am. FILED UNDER: Obits