Jimmy D. Myers
Jimmy D. Myers “Big Jim”, born April 27, 1944 passed away on March 1, 2014 at Research hospital.
He was born and raised in Beloit, Kan. and graduated in 1962.
He was preceded in death by his father, Doyle H. Myers, mother, Louise Fulton Myers, brother, Bill Myers, nephew, Eric Winkel, mother-in-law, Lucile Wiles, and grandparents, Frank and Katherine Fulton and Henry and Nellie Myers.
He was married on Dec. 1, 1963 in Beloit, Kan. and celebrated a 50th anniversary.
Survivors include spouse, Janice L. Winkel Myers of Lee’s Summit, father-in-law, Bud Wiles of Cawker City, Kan., sons, Timothy J. Myers and Alisa Opsal of Independence, and JD Myers of Lee’s Summit, grandchildren, Hunter and Richard Myers of Independence, Josh and Jacob Myers of Lee’s Summit, and Anessia Homan of Warrensburg, sister, Linda Michaels of Austin, Texas, brother, Dick Myers (Lana), sister-in-law, Carol Myers of Wichita, Kan., and nieces and nephews.
Jim helped Dr. Kenneth Berg develope John Knox Village for 13 years, self employed before retirement in 1999 due to health reasons. Jim cherished his five grandchildren and Sassy the cat. He left many cherished memories to his children and grand children. Jim never lost his sense of humor. He enjoyed being with people. He had many catch phrases that he was known for, such as “Hey Hey Hey,” “can’t make that up,” “Dickie Dickie Doo.” He will be missed by many.
A private family celebration of life is planned at a later date.
(Arrangements: Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd St., Lee’s Summit, Mo., 64063 816-524-3700)