Daniel Myers Obituary – Cowsmo

Daniel Myers Obituary

Everyone at Cowsmo would like to send our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Daniel Myers.

Daniel Jackson Myers, 82, of Dayton, Virginia passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Daniel was born in Harrisonburg on December 10, 1939, a son of the late Margaret (Landis) and Victor Jackson Myers.

Daniel was a self-employed dairy farmer his entire life, as well as teaching math and serving as Assistant Principal of Broadway High School for four years early in his career. He and his wife, Charlotte, developed the well-known and well-respected Walkup Holsteins herd together. He served as President of the Virginia Holstein Association, President of the Virginia State Dairyman’s Association, and President of Rockingham COOP Board of Directors. He also served on the board of the Southeast United Dairy Association, received the Farm Stewardship Award, and was inducted in the Virginia Livestock Hall of Fame in 2019. He was an active member of the Bridgewater Church of the Brethren. Daniel loved his cows and his family, and also enjoyed flying radio-controlled airplanes.

On April 2, 1960 he was united in marriage to Charlotte Dove Myers, who survives. Daniel is also survived by daughter, Teresa Callender and husband, Donald, of Staunton; son, D.J. Myers and wife, Donna of Elkton; sister, Leann Cloud; grandchildren, Kristina Callender, Kelly Callender, Anna Myers Wood and husband, Braxton; step-grandchildren, Ashley Huffman, Tanner Huffman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother-in-law John Cloud.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bridgewater Church of the Brethren, 420 College View Drive, Bridgewater, VA 22812 or Bridgewater Rescue Squad 10 Volunteer Dr, Bridgewater, VA 22812

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