George A. Myers Jr., 79, Savings Bank of Baltimore executive, veteran

Obituaries

June 30, 2006

George Albert Myers Jr., a retired Savings Bank of Baltimore executive, died of complications from asthma June 22 at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. He was 79.

Mr. Myers was born in Washington and raised in Bethesda, and graduated in 1944 from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

He enlisted in the Army during the waning months of World War II and served in the Pacific, attaining the rank of sergeant.

He attended the George Washington and Brown universities before beginning his business career in the 1950s as a repossession man for Commercial Credit Corp.

In 1963, he moved to Lutherville and took a position with the old Savings Bank of Baltimore, where he was responsible for inventory financing for automobile and boat dealers. He retired in 1990.

Mr. Myers was an avid baseball fan and lifelong Washington Redskins fan. He enjoyed golfing and was a member of the Country Club of Maryland.

He maintained a second home in New Port Richey, Fla., where he lived until moving to the Towson retirement home in 2004.

His wife of 51 years, the former Betty Ann Keating, died in 2004.

Plans for a memorial service were incomplete yesterday.

Surviving are two daughters, Susan F. Shea of Towson and Karen L. Myers Zauner of Columbia; a brother, John F. Myers of Chevy Chase; a sister, Ann Myers Stahr of Bethesda; and five grandchildren.

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