James Keith Myers, age 66, of Kendallville, died Saturday, August 7, 2021 at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis. James was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on July 7, 1955 to Orval Jack and Betty Jane (Longardner) Myers. He graduated from Carroll High School in 1973 and married Karen Sue McNeal on September 1, 1979 at North Webster, Indiana. He was employed in the past by the City of Kendallville Street Department and Dexter Axle in Albion. Jim loved listening to and playing music, going to concerts, traveling and taking vacations. He was a fun guy to be around! He loved the holidays his family and grandkids, parties and gatherings with good food and fun people! Deeply loved, he will be sadly missed.
Wife of nearly 42 years, Karen Myers of Kendallville.
Daughter, Stephenie and Aaron Dwyer of LaOtto.
Daughter, Jamie and Christopher Halmagyi of Kendallville.
Daughter, Andrea and Todd Beachy of Avilla.
7 grandchildren: Paul Dwyer, Morgan Dwyer, Jacksyn Myers, Mila Halmagyi, Oliver Halmagyi, Ethan Beachy and Kora Beachy.
Mother, Betty Myers of Avilla.
Brother, Rick and Becky Myers of Avilla.
Brother, Orval Jack and Bambi Myers of Wolcottville.
Brother, Jeffry Myers of Avilla.
Sister-in-law, Marsha Myers of LaOtto.
He was preceded in death by his father, Orval Jack Myers, his son, Ian Myers in 2011 and a brother, Richard “Dick” Myers.
Visitation and funeral service will both be held on Friday, August 13, 2021 at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM followed by a funeral service at 1:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home. Pastor Mark McCue will officiate the service.
Burial will take place at Swan Cemetery, LaOtto.
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