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James Myers

James W. Myers

Monday, May 19th, 1941 - Friday, December 6th, 2019
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Obituary

James W. Myers, 78, of Akron, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019, at Lancaster General Hospital.

He was born in Lancaster to the late Ralph Myers, Sr. and Marie (Shenk) Myers and was the loving husband of Doris Myers with whom he shared 32 years of marriage.

Jim was the owner and operator of Jim Myers Finishing for 30 years. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and family. He enjoyed classic country music and in his younger years, sang in a band. Jim was a big Phillies fan and avid walker. He and Doris could be seen walking daily in Akron.

The family would like to thank the caring first responders and staff at Lancaster General Hospital for their exceptional care of Jim.

In addition to his wife, Jim is survived by four children, James W. Myers, III, of Nashville, TN, Kimberly, wife of Matthew Schoff of Willow Street, Kevin Etter of Lancaster, Mark Etter, husband of Hyasmine Charles of Lititz; five grandchildren, Michael, Lisa, Gracia, Benjamin, and Elijah ; and five siblings, Lois Brubaker, C. Richard, husband of Arlene Myers, Anna Ruth Beiler, Nancy Nissly, and Lori Thomas. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Myers, Jr.

A celebration of Jim’s life will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 11 am at the Stradling Funeral Home, 30 North Ninth Street, Akron, with Pastor Joe Sherer officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10-11 am. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Kindly omit flowers. Memorial donations can be made in Jim’s memory to the American Diabetes Association.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Stradling Funeral Home
    Address
    30 North Ninth Street
    Akron, PA 17501
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  • Service

    Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Stradling Funeral Home
    Address
    30 North Ninth Street
    Akron, PA 17501
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    private at the convenience of the family
    Address
    Address not given

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