|By Louise "Mickey" Head (Cidaa1) on Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 09:19 am: Edit|
Edward Earl Myrick, 79, of Conway, Arkansas, died at his home on Tuesday 26 October 2010. He was born in McKinney, Texas, on 6 December 1930, to the late Earl Byron and Thelma Mae (Marshall) Myrick.
He graduated from the University of Texas in 1954 with a degree in business administration. He enlisted in the U S Army, serving in the Criminal Investigation Division of the Provost Marshal. After his discharge from the Army, he attended Texas Tech University on the G I Bill to receive a degree in Industrial Engineering. Edward worked in the general construction business as a Project Manager and Estimator for Joseph and Daugherty Contractors in North Little Rock, Daniel International, Butler Metal Building and Brown and Root Construction. While working for Doyne Construction in Little Rock as the General Manager of Construction at the Pine Bluff Arsenal, he and his wife purchased a bookstore in North Little Rock selling new and used books. They later opened a second store in Conway. Edward was the Treasurer of the Arkansas Antiquarian Booksellers Association and he and his wife served as the directors of the annual Arkansas Book and Paper Show for the past six years.
Among the survivors are his wife of 44 years, Jeri; daughters, Rebecca Myrick of Conway and Amanda (Steve) Simpkins of Guy. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com