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MEYERS, Max Allen "Smokey" Born Nov. 20, 1937 and left to be with our Lord on Jan. 13, 2017. He is survived by wife Sally Meyers; daughters: Debbie (Larry), Linda (Noe), Julie (Al), Carol (Danny), and son JJ (Kacey); 12 grandkids, 11 great-grandkids, and too many nieces and nephews to count. Born to Silas and Fern Meyers in Woodward, Okla., he grew up as a REAL COWBOY. Raised on his familys ranch, he branded cattle, rode as an amateur rodeo rider, and learned the meaning of hard work. After graduating high school, he went to Oklahoma City College and received a degree in electrical engineering. He met the love of his life, Sally Chiaramonte, in 1971 and married her in 1976. They lived in Lancaster, Calif. where they both worked for Northrop Corporation at Edwards Air Force Base. Smokey worked as a flight test engineer for 25 years. Following retirement, Smokey and Sally moved to Lake Havasu City, Ariz. Smokey enjoyed cooking, hunting, RV traveling, barbecuing, fishing, and was an active member of Havasu Elks Fishing Club. He was a great story teller and entertained everyone with his stories, old and new. He was a genuine family man that will forever be missed. For many, life will never be the same. He is preceded in death by parents, sister Keta, grandson Larry Elliot III and great-grandson Madix Gregory. Services will be held Jan. 28, 2017 in Flagstaff Ariz., at The Nativity of the Blessed Mary located on 16 W. Cherry St. Rosary will be held at 10:00am, the service will be at 11:00am with a reception to follow. Special thanks to Hospice of Havasu and Lake Havasu Mortuary. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Lake Havasu Elks #2399, or Hospice of Havasu.

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