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Oliver Max Myers

Oliver Max Myers, 66, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, at his residence in Franklin.

He was born July 14, 1947, in Frankfort, to Oliver Max and Evelyne (Menth) Myers.

He married Alice Roberta (Bradley) Myers on Sept. 27, 1986, in Franklin. She survives.

Other survivors include one daughter, Jennie (Scott) Herbertz of Franklin; four grandchildren, Chelsea Hughey, Jared Hughey, Elizabeth Herbertz and Nicholas Herbertz; a brother, Steve (Kathy) Myers of Greenwood; and two sisters, Nancy (Mike) Foddrill of Avon and Mary (John) Deuser of Indianapolis.

He was preceded in passing by his parents and four brothers, John, Randy, Tom and Jim Myers.

He was a 1965 graduate of Northwest High School in Indianapolis. He received his master’s degree in electrical engineering (MSEE) from Purdue University and received his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.

He was a journeyman electrician and an electrical engineer. He was formerly an adjunct professor at IUPUI and was an adjunct professor at Ivy Tech Community College.

Max owned and operated KTA South. Max was a fifth dan in taekwondo.

He enjoyed teaching tai chi at First Baptist Church of Franklin and at the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin.

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Franklin. He was also a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Centre Lodge No. 23, F&AM, in Indianapolis.

The Rev. Homer Ford will conduct a celebration of life service at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, 201 E. Jefferson St. in Franklin. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 N. Morton St. (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin and from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the church. A Masonic service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday by Centre Lodge No. 23 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 201 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, IN 46131.

Online condolences may be made at www.flinnmaguire.net.

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