He was born March 12, 1921, in Clay County, the son of Henry David Myers and Ruth Thomas Myers.
Following high school, he served his country in the United States Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater for three-and-a-half years.
In his work career, he first was at Arketex and then later, he worked for Eastern Express in the office working in the computer department.
He also worked at CBS before they moved offices to Georgia.
He last worked as a correctional officer at the Putnamville Correctional Facilitgy.
He and Mary Lou Rollings Myers were united in marriage Oct. 30, 1948.
Daniel was a devoted member of the Calvary Baptist Church.
He enjoyed working in his yard and keeping everything in good repair. He was also an avid Cubs fan.
His No. 1 priority was family and he will be dearly missed.
Survivors include his wife Mary Lou, daughter Karen Purdy, Brownsburg, son Gregory Myers and wife Gertrude, New Orleans, grandchildren Benjamin Purdy, Andy Purdy and wife Lisa, Nicholas Purdy, Daniel Purdy, Jason Myers and Adrienne Myers, great-grandson Chase Purdy, sisters-in-law Eva Myers and Delores Myers Haddon, Brazil, nieces and nephews and other extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Marshall Fred Myers and Howard Myers and infant granddaughter Laura Purdy.
Services will take place Monday, at 1 p.m., at French Funeral Home, with Pastor Jason Selby officiating.
Burial will follow at Cottage Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Donations may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church or to the House of Hope.
Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Light a candle in his memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.