David Willard Myers passed bravely into God's care on August 4, 2022 after an unsuspected swift encounter with a vicious cancer. He was 65 years old. He was born on March 4, 1957 in Doylestown, the firstborn son of the late Henry Willard and Martha Ann Myers of Warrington.
He graduated from Central Bucks West High School and then attended and graduated from Bucks County Community College magna cum laude with an AD in the Administration of Criminal Justice. Then he attended and graduated from Francis DeSales University in Center Valley magna cum laude with a BA in the Administration of Criminal Justice. He worked for 30 years at the Bucks County Courthouse up to Lieutenant of Security and was very instrumental in installing their new security system. He was also an EMT and EMT instructor and worked for the American Heart Association, receiving an award for saving a man with a defibrillator. He then worked in security at Dorney Park for 3 years and then went to Cedar Crest College as campus police and held fire drills and taught defibrillator use and first aid there. He was a member of the First United Church of Christ Church in Quakertown. He was a member of the Paletown Gun Club, the Guthsville Gun Club, and had recently joined the SASS Western style shooting club. He was a member of the FOP. He was involved with the Windward Sailing Club and loved to sail his boat on Lake Nockamixon and he became VP of the Friends of Nockamixon Board. He loved to read and swim and was once a lifeguard in Warrington. He happened by chance to become a first responder at perhaps 200 accident scenes.
He was both a foster and an adoptive parent and is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Denise; children Travis Carl, Peter Henry Benjamin, and Crystal Heidi Deanne Myers; granddog Knoli; grandchildren Olivia Rose Eisenhauer, Cody Alexander Myers, and Brittany Hope Berger; brothers Jamie (Lori) and Jeff; nieces; nephews; and many other loving family and friends. David is predeceased by son Cody David Alexander Myers, who was adopted from Russia and died accidentally at home.
All are invited to a viewing at Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service, 135 W. Pumping Station Rd., Quakertown, PA 18951 from 7-9pm on Friday, August 12, 2022. An additional viewing will be held Saturday, August 13, 2022 at First United Church of Christ, 151 S. 4th St, Quakertown, PA 18951 from 10-11am, followed by a funeral service at 11am. Interment will be privately held.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in David's memory can be made to the American Cancer Society at Cancer.org, the Humane Society at humanesociety.org, or the Friends of Nockamixon at 1642 Mountain View Dr., Quakertown, PA 18951-5732.