James E. Myers
James E. Myers, 89, Fort Wayne, formerly Decatur, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Woodview Assisted Living in Fort Wayne.
James was born May 10, 1924, in Allen County, to the late Fredrick C. and Mary E. (Teeple) Myers.
He married Selma O. (Strahm) Myers Jan. 16, 1954; she preceded him in death June 6, 2008.
James was a member of Zion United Church of Christ in Decatur and was the co-owner of Myers Furniture.
Survivors include two sons, Roger (Linda Saylor) Conrad of Monroe and Gary (Alanna) Myers of Decatur; two daughters, Barbara L. (Donald)Cleveland of Noblesville and Peggy M. (Tim) Leffers of Fort Wayne; one sister, Mary Lou (Gerald) Haggard of Portland; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and his faithful companion dog Buddy.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Guy, John and Frederick Myers and three sisters Ruth Hirschy, Betty Sprunger and Delcine Brehm.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home with Pastor Donald Cleveland officiating.
Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 12-4 p.m. Sunday also at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to ACCF Alzheimer’s Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.hshfuneralhome.com.