Ronald Ray Myers

Ronald Ray Myers

Ronald Ray Myers passed away quietly April 7, 2024 at the age of 86.   He was born Nov. 17, 1937, in Liberal, Kansas to Theron and Pearl (Gessford) Myers.

He grew up in Benicia and later Sacramento, California. He dropped out of high school in his junior year and worked with a friend in an auto body shop before taking a job driving a tow truck for FB Hart. He then worked in body shop until he took a job with city of Sacramento Corp yard working on their fleet of trucks cars, fire trucks and equipment.

He met Carma Cloward and her daughter Cindy in Sacramento, and he and Carma were married March 5, 1960. They had two children: Raymond Arthur Myers and Suzanne Myers.

Ron went to night school and, with the help of Carma, received his GED and was able to get employment in 1976 at the California Correctional Center in Susanville, California as a teacher in the education department. He later was promoted to counselor where he worked until his retirement.

Ron and Carma spent 57 years together raising their family, traveling and enjoying each other’s company. Ron enjoyed time spent time on the water waterskiing and building and painting classic cars in Sacramento.

Moved to Susanville in 1975 and enjoyed friends at the Susanville Elk’s Club, riding his Harley, and fishing with his good friend Bob Ray and talking about guns and hunting and trapping and many things with his very good friend George Affoniso. Carma passed away in August 2016.

Ron is survived by children and many grandchildren: Cynthia Kishbaugh, of Susanville; Cindy’s two children J.D. Simoni (Shannon) and Casey Marie Simoni, both of Susanville; son Raymond Myers, of Reno, Nevada and Lake Almonor, California; Ray’s three children, Tyler Herndon, of Reno; Logan Myers, of  Carson City, Nevada, and Spencer Myers, of Santa Monica, California; daughter Suzanne Rice (Ray), of Susanville; Suzanne’s two children, son Kelton Rice, of Susanville, and daughter Karma Honeycut of Susanville. Ron is also survived by his sister Alice Krutschnitt (Pete) and their daughter Patty Wilson (Dennis). In later years, Ron and his sister and brother-in-law took many enjoyable trips together and those memories will always be with us.

Rest in Peace, Dad.