Robert Wayne Miers died Sunday at 70

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 | 7:03 p.m. CDT; updated 7:59 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, May 28, 2013

COLUMBIA — Robert Wayne Miers of Columbia died Sunday, May 26, 2013. He was 70. 

He was born Oct. 12, 1942 in Hillman, Minn., to Raymond Henry and Molly (Jensen) Miers. 

He married Emily Martin in 1979 in Van Nuys, Calif. 

Mr. Miers is survived by his wife, Emily; his children, Wayne Miers and his wife, Victoria, of Louisville, Ky., Brenda Miers of Takoma Park, Md., Marcus Miers and his wife, Katherine, of Madison, Wis., Benjamin Miers of Kansas City, Samuel Miers of Columbia and Daniel Miers of Columbia; his grandchildren, Matthias, Adella, Marcus and Lucas; and nine siblings. 

His parents and a sister died earlier. 

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Grace Bible Church, 601 Blue Ridge Road, with Pastor Michael Burt officiating.  

Memorial contributions can be made to Grace Bible Church for Daniel's education. 

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