Tobias Clark Myers – The Martha’s Vineyard Times
On Friday June 10, 2022, Tobias Clark Myers died at his home in West Tisbury.
Tobias was born in Morristown, NJ on February 22, 1975. He graduated from MVRHS in 1993, where he was a multi-sport athlete (nicknamed “Batman” for his talent on the basketball court) and was also Prom King his senior. year. Tobias attended St. Lawrence University, where he holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental psychology.
He was known for his charming smile, physical vitality, intelligence, quick wit, and crude sense of humor, often highlighted by his prowess as a sneak attack mooner. He liked to make people laugh…
He loved to play the guitar and enjoyed a wide variety of music, but especially ones that you can pump a punch, a headbutt, and a mosh to. Tobias’ hobbies included getting tattoos at the Art Freek tattoo shop in Providence, RI, snowboarding, surfing, paddleboarding, and kitesurfing. He enjoyed reading historical non-fiction and fantasy, and practicing Zen meditation.
Tobias was a devoted family man to his wife Leslie and their three beloved children, Leo, Tanner and Jesse. He was a longtime committed member of the Island sobriety community and had just reached his 21st birthday.
A son, a brother, a husband, a father…
In the words of actor Keanu Reeves, when asked, “What do you think happens when we die?” His response: “I know we will be missed by those who love us.”
Tobias will be sadly missed by all who loved him: his wife Leslie and their children Leo, Tanner and Jesse; his mother June Miller and her partner, George Gamble; his father Clark Myers and his wife, Lyndsay; his brothers Justin and Teagan Myers; and his sister, Hadley Myers. Tobias also leaves behind many loving uncles and aunts, extended family and friends.