Robert P. (Bob) Myers, M.D.

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Robert P. (Bob) Myers passed away on June 13, 2021, at his home in Ridgeland. Born on January 25, 1952, in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, he was the son of the late Patrick H. Myers and Lillian C. Myers. 

After graduating from Hazlehurst High School in 1970, where he made life-long friends, he attended Mississippi State University and graduated with a B.S. degree in general sciences and became a staunch, lifetime Bulldog fan. He earned the M.D. degree at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1978. After completing a residency in urology in 1983, he practiced with Mississippi Urology Clinic for 30 years. During his practice he also served as Chief of Staff at Baptist Medical Center.

He was diagnosed with mantle cell lymphoma in 2009 and later retired from practice due to complications from a second stem cell transplant. 

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Dianne Howell Myers, and an infant son, Patrick Preston Myers. He is survived by his beloved wife of almost 30 years, Jennie Houston Myers, daughters Lindsey (Rob) McClure of Madison and their children Lily and Hadley, Emily Myers of Portland, Oregon, and his step-daughter Chris Smith of Memphis and her children Alec and McKenna. He also leaves his twin brother Don Myers (Charlotte) and their daughter Claire, his sister Patsy Brooking (Carl) and their children Chris Brooking Richardson (Kevin) of McComb and Carter Brooking (Taryl) of Austin, Texas.

A funeral service was held at St. James' Episcopal Church in Jackson on June 17, 2021.

Memorials may be made to St. James' Episcopal Church, Habitat for Humanity of MS, or Hospice Ministries Ridgeland.





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