James Myers

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Mr. James LeRoy Myers, 76, of New Windsor, died Sunday, May 17, 2015 at his home after an 18-month battle with cancer. Born September 26, 1938 in Uniontown, he was the son of the late Lewis K. and Dorothy I. Blacksten Myers. He was husband of Joan Hesson Myers, his wife of 54 years. Jim was a 1956 graduate of New Windsor High School. He was an active member of Linwood Brethren Church, where he served as a deacon, trustee and former treasurer. He was a lifelong dairy farmer with MD-Locust Crest, Inc. He was a member of the New Windsor Lions Club, Carroll County Farm Bureau, Carroll County Holstein Club and was a current board member of the Carroll County Farm Museum. He was a past board member of several agriculture organizations. He enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren participate in sporting activities, running the corn chopper for the Lease Brothers, bowling, having been a former member of several teams and spending time with his family. In addition to his wife he is survived by 2 sons, John Mike Myers and wife Sue of Union Bridge; Jeff Myers and wife Lorraine of Westminster; 8 grandchildren, Jenna Myers Shriver and husband Justin, Nikki Myers Martin and husband Garrett, David J. and Jacob T. Myers, Faith Ann, Sarah Joy, Nathan M. and Evan J. Myers; great grandchildren, Noah E. Shriver and Melody B. Martin; a sister, Esther Reese and husband Gene of New Windsor and a brother, Kenny Myers and wife Jeanie of Westminster and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Hope Y. Myers. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Hartzler Funeral Home, 310 Church St., New Windsor, with Rev. Dan Ceary, his pastor and John Mike Myers, his son, officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Uniontown. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, 1-3 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, with a memorial service at 9:00 p.m. Tuesday conducted by the New Windsor Lions Club. Memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund of Linwood Brethren Church, 575 McKinstrys Mill Rd., Union Bridge, MD 21791 or to the New Windsor Lions Club, P.O. Box 167, New Windsor, MD 21776.

Funeral Home
Hartzler Funeral Homes
310 Church Street
New Windsor, MD 21776
(410) 635 - 200
Published in Carroll County Times on May 18, 2015