Friday, February 2, 2007
The First Ransom Aldrich Myers
Picture of Ram's parents taken in 1970s, prior to October 1978
RAM's father, died 4 years ago today. The following is an except from his father's obituary: "Ransom Aldrich Myers, Sr., prominent citizen and innovative planter, died Sunday, February 2,2003 at his Mississippi home. He was a graduate of Tunica County High School and Mississippi State University and served in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Mr. Myers had traveled extensively throughout Europe, Australia, Asia and South America....Mr. Myers is survived by ...two daughters, Joan Fay Myers Peters of Memphis, TN, and Susan Myers Mychesky of Charlotte, NC; two sons, Abbott R. Myers of Dundee and Ransom Aldrich Myers, Jr., of Halifax, Nova Scotia."