Coach Kirt Myers Dies in Auto Accident

AMERICUS, Georgia, Dec. 14. DR. KIRT Myers, father of US Olympian Angel Myers Martino, died today of injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Thursday.

Dr. Myers founded Americus Blue Tide swim team, was elected Georgia Coach of the Year four times and coached the U.S.A. National teams for the 1991 Olympic Festival and the 1993 Short Course World Championships.

A viewing will be held on Sunday, December 16 at Rideout's Valley Chappel in Homewood, AL 35209 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The graveside funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m., December 17 at Forest Hill Cemetary in Homewood, AL.

A memorial service for Dr. Myers will be held at the Episcopal Church in Americus (408 S. Lee St.), GA at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 21. .com

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