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MYERS, James H. (1957-2021)

MYERS

Posted By: Volunteer
Date: 10/17/2021 at 10:38:35

Overton Funeral Home
Indianola, Iowa

Jim Myers was born in Des Moines on March 7, 1957 to Howard and Virginia Myers. Jim graduated from Indianola High School and further attended auctioneer school in Decatur, IL. On Friday, October 8th he passed at home with his loving family at his side.

In his youth Jim enjoyed sports including baseball, football and wrestling. He had a love for muscle cars, including his classic Mustang Mach I.

May 31, 1980, he married his high school sweetheart, Christy in Winterset, IA. Their passion for horses brought them together. The next 41 years blessed them with a son, Jared (Nicole) Myers and twin daughters, Jodie and Jamie Myers, two grandchildren Lane and Cheyenne Myers. Jim is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Richard (Carol) Myers and Stephen (Judy) Myers.

Jim's involvement with horses led to him being the President of the Warren County Saddle Club. Sunday horse shows were a family tradition. He loved hauling and watching the kids at youth and High School Rodeos.

The garage was a place of many memories. Jim loved working on cars and trucks. This beloved hobby led him to working many weekends with his son, Jared on race cars and even took a couple spins around the Indianola dirt track.

Jim loved the agricultural world. He bought cattle with his dad and worked at their sale barn in Creston. His auctioneer skills were used to assist Putney Auction Services. He worked at the Ford dealership for the past 22 years as a Parts Tech. He took extreme pride to serve his local community customers.

Services for Jim will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at the Indianola Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church with burial following in the Indianola I.O.O.F Cemetery. Visitation will be held 3 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola, with family present from 5 to 8 p.m. Memorials in Jimís name can be given to the family for a memorial to be decided at a later date. To sign an online condolence, visit our website at overtonfunerals.com.


 

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