Family-Placed Death Notice
MIERS, Lewis, Jr. LEWIS JAMES MIERS, JR. Lewis James Miers, Jr., 82, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 10, 2010. He was born on April 17, 1928 and grew up in Powder Springs, GA. Mr. Miers graduated from North Georgia College with distinguished military honors and served in the US Army at the end of WWII and during the Korean Conflict.
He worked as a commercial underwriter for the Continental Insurance Company until his retirement in 1985. Mr. Miers is preceded in death by his parents, Lewis James Miers, Sr. and Inez Shaw Miers. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 happy years, Kathleen; his daughter, Molly Patrick, and her husband, Kevin; son, Roger Miers, and his wife, Lanie; six grandchildren: Erin Patrick Kirkland and her husband, Travis; Brady Patrick; Kaylan, Keri, Meg, and Torrie Miers; great grandson, Walker Kirkland; siblings: Ann Wilson, Faye Golden (Gene), Elizabeth Smith (George), Steve Miers (Evelyn); and many nieces and nephews. Mr. Miers loved and was very active in his church, Dunwoody United Methodist, where he served in many leadership roles for over sixty years.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 12, from 6-9 pm at Roswell Funeral Home. A memorial service will celebrate his life at Dunwoody United Methodist Church at 2 pm, Friday, August 13, with additional receiving one hour prior in the church parlor. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to DUMC or the charity of your choice. Family arrangements are under the care of Roswell Funeral Home.
Please keep this family in your thoughts and prayers.