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James G. "Sonny" Myers

March 20, 1939 ~ June 5, 2022 (age 83)

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Obituary

James G. “Sonny” Myers, 83, of Lagrange, Indiana, passed away on June 5, 2022, at his home, following five months of illness.

 He was born on March 20, 1939, in Steuben County, Indiana to Orla and Wanda (Delancey) Myers.

After graduating from Angola High School in 1957, James joined the United States Coast Guard for four years.

Upon returning from the service, he began driving truck for several years. Jim moved to Arizona and worked at the All-American Girl Gold Mine driving heavy equipment. When he and several co-workers were told they would be going underground to work, Jim decided it was time to leave.

Jim moved to Nevada and worked at the Barrick Gold Mine driving heavy equipment. He decided to move to Missouri where he worked with heavy equipment, raise black Angus Cattle and Arabian Horses.  Eventually, Jim moved back to Indiana where he retired.  

Surviving is one sister, Gloria E Grim of Snow Lake, Fremont, Indiana; his children, Kandi Lee (Jim) Hoy of South Portland, Maine and Brent Myers Levesque of Bath, Maine; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.  Also surviving is his special friend, Mary McKay from Missouri and friends, Larry Lefebvre and wife Pat, who are from Arizona and moved to Angola, Indiana and Byron and Abby Getz of LaGrange.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Orla and Wanda Myers and a sister, Barbara June Payne.  

His friend Byron would often come down to his house and make breakfast for he and Jim which Jim loved.

He loved to go to Tractor Shows with his friends, LaVon Bender and Ben Penick, especially the shows with John Deere tractors.

Jim was a member of the Masonic Lodge in West Plains, Missouri and in Angola, Indiana.  James was a member of the Arabian Horse Association.

At Jim’s request there will be no services.

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Services

There will be no services held.

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207 N. West Street
Angola, IN 46703

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