Terrie Dean values the art of good conversation. One of her favorite holiday pastimes is gathering around the kitchen table with relatives and simply talking for hours on end.
All I want for Christmas is normal.
Chester Adam Moyers, 86, a resident of 8171 Frank Lane Road, Singers Glen, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. He had resided at Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center for the past eight years.
Mr. Moyers was born May 1, 1926, in Rockingham County, and was a son of the late Raleigh and Ivy Dingledine Moyers.
He retired from Excel Steel Works Inc., in Harrisonburg after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Mount Zion Church of the Brethren. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946, serving in Germany as a military police officer during World War II. He was a member of the Rion-Bowman Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 632 in Harrisonburg and American Legion Post 188.
On July 4, 1947, he married the former Edith Bridges, who survives.
He is also survived by one daughter, Delores A. Brown of Miami, Fla.; two sons, Ronnie L. Moyers Sr. and wife, Faye, of Singers Glen, and Dennis W. Moyers of Harrisonburg; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Vada Simmons of Harrisonburg and Nina Sager of Waynesboro; and one brother, Leonard Moyers of Harrisonburg.
Mr. Moyers was preceded in death by one sister, Dorothy Moyers, and three brothers, Bruce Moyers, Everette Moyers and Ralph Moyers.
The funeral service will be held at the McMullen Funeral Home Chapel Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jon Prater officiating. Interment will follow in the Singers Glen Cemetery with full military rites.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Singers Glen Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 75, Singers Glen, VA 22850.
Condolences may be mailed to the family’s residence, at 8171 Frank Lane Road, Singers Glen, VA 22850, or online to the funeral home at www.mcmullenfh.com.
McMullen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.