James Joseph Meyer

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James Joseph Meyer  

Died on April 13, 2016 at home in Bethesda, Maryland at the age of 93. He was born in Decatur, Indiana on September 15,1922. He served in World War II and was a Decorated Army Air Forces Aerial Engineer of the 1374th. He graduated from Manhattan College with Bachelor''s degree in Engineering, and retired from a 40 year career with Turner Construction as Project Engineer. As a member of Kenwood Country Club he served on its Board of Governors. He served as a past Commander and longtime member of the Thad Dulan Post 59 of the American Legion, Bethesda, Maryland, and parishioner of The Church of the Little Flower, Bethesda, Maryland. He enjoyed golf, bowling, bridge, poker and traveling.
 
He was predeceased by his son Paul, who died tragically in Greece celebrating his 65th birthday, September 18th, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Eleanor M. Kunz Meyer; a son-in-law, Thomas Edwin McAllister of Washington, DC. and a grandson Thomas Edwin McAllister Jr., of Columbia, South Carolina.
 
A Memorial Mass will be held at, The Church of the Little Flower, 5607 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20816 at 12 noon Friday April 22, 2016. Internment will be held at Arlington Military Cemetery Columbarium at a later date.


Published in The Washington Post on Apr. 19, 2016
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