AMerican Veteran 11

James L. Myers

January 24, 1937 ~ April 28, 2021 (age 84)


James L. Myers, 84, of Defiance, passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at SKLD Center in Defiance, Ohio.  
He was born on January 24, 1937 to Richard and Loretta (Hasselschwert) Myers in Defiance, Ohio. James was a 1955 graduate of Defiance High School. James proudly served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On July 15, 1978 he married Linda (Conrad) Myers, who survives. James worked at Dinner Bell in Defiance for over thirty years, from his high school graduation until they closed. He was a huge fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes and he enjoyed watching college football games.
James will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 43 years, Linda Myers of Defiance, and three nieces.  
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Myers and Thomas Myers.
A private graveside service is planned at Riverview Memory Gardens. Schaffer Funeral Home was honored to assist the family with arrangements.
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