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Graveside Service: 11:00 a.m., Monday September 21, 2020

Location: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Williamsburg

Myrl Lewis Hairfield, 78, of Williamsburg, passed away at his home on Monday, September 14th. He battled cancer on and off for 40 years, and was thus grateful for every day he spent with his family.

Myrl was a consumate gentleman. He could sum up a situation in a single sentence and offer words of wisdom the beneficiary wouldn’t soon forget. He was wise beyond understanding and had a deep love of family. Although most of his friends would count themselves as family to Myrl, and he would be glad for it and agree. To his family he was a father, grandfather, mentor, idol, and most importantly a friend. He accomplished a lot in his 78 years, but his family and friends would count as his greatest accomplishments.

Myrl was an avid hunter and fisherman. He always looked forward to the annual trip to South Dakota for pheasant hunting, with some of his dearest friends. They shared the experience of drinking Scotch and buying their ammunition where pizza, bibles and prime rib are sold. He couldn’t have been happier. And if you were ever wondering which bird he shot, it was the one with the bullet in the left eye. Being outdoors and bonding with friends is what filled his cup.

Myrl is survived by his wife Alice, daughters Carol Bowler (Chris) and Sandra Collier (Darrell). He adored his 4 grandchildren, Sarah (19), Emma (15), Rosalyn (15), Mason (12), and his step-grandchildren alike.

A graveside service will be held at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Williamsburg, on Monday September 21, 2020, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in his name to the Cleveland Clinic.

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#16 David G Graham 2020-09-22 03:52
Sandy and family, I humbly offer my condolences to you all in the promotion to glory of your beloved father. The way you often spoke of him, I know he was aware how much he was loved and respected. May your spirit be full of precious memories that you will always carry as a part of you. Be encouraged in the grace of God who w
carry you through even this. I pray for your comfort and peaceful remembrance of such a wonderful father. May he rest in peace and stand tall and strong again beside the Lord. You and Darrell continue to hold each other up. Take care.
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#15 Tom&Cheryl Shrout 2020-09-21 17:10
Myrl was a singular gentleman who we are privileged to have known. He gave us wise and wonderful advice which benefit us to this very day. He was a treasure. We will forever be grateful. We extend our sincere sympathy.
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#14 Patty Johnson 2020-09-21 12:23
Alice...I am so sorry to learn of Myrl’s passing. He was a wonderful man, holding you and the rest of the family so close to his heart. I pray God will bless you with memories of your life together and comfort you and the children at this time.
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#13 Phil/Marilyn Poling 2020-09-20 02:44
He gave it all he could. He fought the fight right to the end. He always approached everything in a positive attitude and made a lot of people happy and successful. We will miss him dearly.
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#12 Tonya Dalesandro 2020-09-18 15:22
I am so sorry for your loss. May God bring each of you peace and comfort during this time and throughout love to you all.
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#11 Harry G. Knight 2020-09-18 15:04
Alice, Cathy and I send our deepest sympathies to you and the family. Myrl was a great man and dear friend. I will always remember the great times Dad and I had with Myrl while duck hunting at Chelsea Plantation. God Bless you all.
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#10 Darrell Rickmond 2020-09-18 13:30
Alice and family’,
I am so sorry to hear of Myrl’s passing. We had some great times Quail hunting over the last 20 years. He was a great friend and I always looked forward to getting out in the field with He and Anne, hunting, joking, laughing, drinking coffee and listening to him tell one joke after another.
Lots of fond memories. May you rest in piece my friend.
May God give you and your family comfort that he is in a better place now.
Myrl’s Friend
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#9 Stephen Romeo 2020-09-18 13:11
Godspeed to heaven, dear friend.
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#8 Anna Zickefoose 2020-09-18 01:05
Myrl always had an entertaining story to tell , and a sly sense of humor. Rest easy Myrl, your work here is done.
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#7 Vickie H Nase 2020-09-17 20:24
There is so much good to say about Mryl. He saved my life by sending and arranging my going to Cleveland Clinic. I will bbe forever grateful to him. I thanked him and he knew how appreciative I was for him sendong me to get my life back. No one here could tell me what was wrong and Mryl said "Go get 1st Class healthcare!" And was he so right! Rest in peace good samaritan. You earned your spot in Gods KKingdom.
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#6 Jenny Sutherland 2020-09-17 19:46
What a great guy with some really cool stories! He was a terrific person & I feel blessed to have known him. When he smiled there was a sparkle in his eyes that I will miss seeing. Pease be with you Myrl & Family!
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#5 David Sisk 2020-09-17 18:07
Margie and I are so sad to hear that Myrl passed away. He meant much to us since 1981. May he Rest In Peace . He will be missed by so many people. Love to Alice and the family
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#4 Bobby Braxton 2020-09-17 16:45
Myrl was a dear friend and I will miss him terribly.
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#3 Kate and Rich Ehrle 2020-09-17 15:52
Carol, Sending you and your family heartfelt thoughts and prayers.
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#2 Jim and Sheila Majka 2020-09-17 14:24
Glyn, please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your brother.
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#1 Justin Collier 2020-09-16 21:58
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We love you guys.
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