SMSgt. Michael Van Myatt, age 69, formerly of Warner Robins, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Cartersville, GA.
He was born in Nashville, TN, on May 29, 1949, to Jesse Alberta Crockett and the late Elbert Roosevelt Myatt, Jr. In December of 1967 Senior Master Sergeant Myatt joined the United States Air Force; little did he know he would make a 26 year career of it. He found his place as an aircraft maintenance technician and worked his way to being a tactical aircraft superintendent. He served during the Vietnam Era and the Gulf War. Myatt was a recipient of the Bronze Star for his achievements during Operation Desert Shield/ Storm. As the maintenance superintended he planned, organized, and controlled maintenance activities for seven KC-135R aircraft and over 100 maintenance personnel in twelve different career fields. He was also a member of Tyrain #111 A&FM Masonic Lodge in Warner Robins. His family was his great accomplishment; he was a remarkable husband, father and grandfather who will be dearly missed
Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years, Connie Meyer Myatt of Adairsville; daughters and sons-in-law, Angela Gail and Johnny McClure of Adairsville, Barbara Candace Pals of Hampton, IA, and Brandie Marie and Kasey Crowe of Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren, Johnathon, Aryn, Colleen, Rylee, Mike, Lily, Lucas, Kylee, Jacy, and Jax; great-grandson, Brycen; mother, Alberta Myatt of Mulberry, FL; brother, Eric Myatt of Mulberry, FL, and nieces and nephews also survive.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 5:00 PM from the chapel of Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville with Rev. Jim Pinkard officiating. Interment will follow on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 12:30 PM at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, with full military honors.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 3:00PM until 5:00PM at Barton Funeral home, Adairsville.
In lieu of flowers the family ask donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in honor of SMSgt. Myatt.
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R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, will be in charge of funeral arrangements for SMSgt. Michael Van Myatt.