Henry H. "Hoots" Myers Jr., a retired civil engineer who was an avid gardener, died May 3 of congestive heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 91.
The son of Henry H. Myers Sr., a machinist who also delivered ice, and Viola Myers, a homemaker, Henry Hudson Myers Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised near Patterson Park.
He was a 1943 graduate of Polytechnic Institute and studied engineering for two years at the Johns Hopkins University before being drafted into the Army in 1945, serving with occupation forces in Japan.
After being discharged from the service, he returned to Hopkins, where he received a bachelor's degree in 1948 in civil...