Richard B. Myers (WEST COLUMBIA, S.C.)

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. - Mr. Richard Benjamin Myers, 31, of American Ave. entered into rest in Lexington, S.C. on Saturday, February 28, 2009. Mr. Myers was the son of the late Johnny Claude Rowland and Cynthia M. Hartsoe. He was employed as a yard attendant at City Garage in Columbia, S.C. and was a member of First Assembly of God in Lincolnton, GA. The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at First Assembly of God in Lincolnton, GA. with the Rev. Lanis Lewis and Rev. Terry Bonds officiating. Interment will be in New Hope church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Robbie Crawford, David Crawford, Phillip McGahee, Matthew Starbuck, Travis Starbuck, Jerry J. Hartsoe and Lee Myers. There will be a memorial service celebrating the life of Richard Benjamin Myers at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2009 at the Harvest Church in Lexington, S.C. Survivors include his mother, Cynthia M. Hartsoe and step- father, Jerry E. Hartsoe, Jr. of West Columbia, S.C.; brother, Lee Myers of West Columbia, S.C.; sister, Heather A. Barfield of Lexington, S.C.; step-brother, Jerry J. Hartsoe of South Congaree, S.C.; paternal grandmother, Myrtic M. Poss of Lincolnton, GA.; maternal grandmother, Lillie M. Crawford of Washington, GA.; maternal grandfather, John D. Crawford of Lincolnton, GA.; nieces and nephews, Dianna Barfield, Emma Barfield, Sydney Hartsoe, Sierra Hall, Caleb Hall, Jonathan Hartsoe and Tyson Hartsoe. You may sign the family's online guestbook at . Friends may call at the residence of Myrtic M. Poss at 1161 Rowland Rd., Lincolnton, GA. or at the residence of Donna Charping at 1507 Metasville Rd., Washington, GA. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2009 at Rees Funeral Home, 195 Peachtree St. Lincolnton, GA. 706-359- 3222. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-March 2, 2009