Henry “Hank” J. Myrice III

SCHALLER – Services for Henry “Hank” J. Myrice III, 48, of Schaller were Sept. 4, 2021 at Bethel Baptist Church in Newell. Burial was in Mount Pisgah Cemetery in Gillette, Wyo. Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller was in charge of arrangements.

He died Aug. 31, 2021, at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines.

Henry J. Myrice III was born Dec. 13, 1972, in Bloomington, Ill., to Henry J. Myrice II and Candy Garcia. He celebrated his faith with the family of Bethel Baptist Church.

He went to grade school in Gillette, Wyo. He continued to high school in Schaller. Later, he got his electronic journeyman’s license from DMACC.

On June 24, 1992, Hank was blessed with a daughter, Emily Lynn West-Myrice.

On July 25, 1998, Henry “Hank” married Cynthia (Cindy) Lou Morgan in a hayfield in rural Schaller. They were blessed with a son, Nathan Henry Myrice.

Hank loved the Lord and spending time with family and friends. He was a part of the Christian Motorcycle Association and Ride for a Cause. He supported veterans.

He loved trucking, motorcycle rides, fishing, woodworking, farming simulation games, stock car racing, Copenhagen, traveling and sightseeing. He enjoyed camping and firefighting.

Hank was a great cook and loved to smoke meat and mac and cheese. He liked supporting his favorite sports teams. He loved helping with harvest and making trips to Wyoming to help with cattle and branding. He entered into the arms of Jesus Aug. 31, 2021.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Cindy Myrice of Schaller; and his children: Nathan Myrice of Gillette, Wyo., and Emily West Myrice of Toledo, Ohio.

Also surviving are his mothers: Candy Garcia of Schaller and Dolly Tripp of Denison; his step-mother, Sandy Myrice of Toledo, Ohio; and his father-in-law, Richard Morgan of Gillette, Wyo.

Additional survivors include his aunts and uncles: Lori Myrice, Joe (Melanie) Myrice, Gerald (Charlotte) Tripp and Ralph Tripp (Lucille Fitzhenry); and his siblings: Peggy (Chago) Razo, Christina Nava, Eddie (Andrea) Taylor, Danny (Jennifer) Grigsby, Sue Myrice, Donna (Jim) Smith, Michael (Rebecca) Ramirez, Brittany Gause, Brian (Amanda) Myrice, Casey (Amanda) Myrice, Terry Sue (Don) Johnson, Roxanne Neumann (Paul Schultz) and Jim (Kandra) Neumann.

Also surviving are his grandchildren: Stevan, Stevana and Emilia Smith; his brother- and sisters-in-law: Cheryl (Rodney) Howlett, Colette John Crone, Farren (Sherry) Morgan, Clayton (Julie) Morgan, Jeff (Becky) Morgan, Pamela (Shane) Bivens and Brian (Dawn) Morgan; Hank’s grand-doggy, Charlie Dean Myrice; many nieces and nephews; and extended family and friends.

Henry was preceded in death by his father, Henry J Myrice Jr.; Urban Tripp; his mother-in-law, Patricia Morgan; his grandfather, Henry J. Myrice; his grandmothers: Kate Myrice, Donna Myrice and May Tripp; a brother and sister-in-law, Nathan (Rosanne) Tripp; a niece, Alyssa Renae Morgan; several nephews: Colt Gunderson; Levi Jeffrey Morgan, Daltyn Tripp, Cyrus Tripp; many aunts and uncles; and friends.