James Andrew Meyers, 81, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at the Iowa Veterans Home
in Marshalltown, where he resided since 2007. Funeral Mass for Jim will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at St. Ludmila Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids with Father Ken Glaser presiding. Burial will be held at St. John's Cemetery in Cedar Rapids. Visitation will be one hour prior to services Saturday at the church. Brosh Chapel & The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids is in charge of arrangements.
James is survived by his three sons, Mike (Trish) of Fairfax, Tom (Lisa) of Walford and Steve (Melissa) Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Megan, David, Sarah, Jacob and Sam; sister, Sally (Norman) Wiley of Homestead; brother, Andy (Mary Rita) of Fairfax; the mother of his children, Dollie Meyers of Cedar Rapids; and his nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary; his infant daughter, Ann; and his sister, Judith Meyers, RSM.
Jim was born Nov. 23, 1936, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Amos and Helen (Kula) Meyers. He married Dollie Dueker in Cedar Rapids on Nov. 18, 1961. They later divorced. He married Mary Thomas on Dec. 15, 1999, in Negril, Jamaica. She died Nov. 11, 2000. Jim was a 1954 graduate of Wilson High School and served in the Navy from September 1954 to October 1957. He was an independent carpet layer most of his life and enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing cards.
In lieu of flowers, the family has designated St. Ludmila Catholic Church for memorial contributions.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.